De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Youth and Community Development Studies

This course enables the development of innovative, progressive practitioners to reflectively engage with concepts and practices of social justice and equality; it is suitable for qualified practitioners, with a flexible study programme allowing study alongside work; our staff are engaged in professional practice, research, consultancy and teaching, providing our students with teaching that is relevant, current and applicable to recent initiatives; this course provides an opportunity to study at an advanced academic and professional level and high quality practice-related modules enabling practitioners and clients to achieve planned change through the process of education, development and practice-orientated research; finally, it enables the development of an innovative, progressive practitioner who engages with concepts and practices of social justice and equality.

Entry requirements

Applicants need a 1st degree, normally at 2.2 or above, or by having a range of academic and work experience; they also are normally expected to have a professional qualification in an area related to youth and community development work. Those who have no formal academic qualifications but do have extensive practice experience can also be considered, on an individual basis; applicants also need to conduct an interview; for those who are unable to attend, arrangements can be made for a telephone interview; enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate and self declaration form are required, (international applicants are required to submit a criminal records certificate from their home country) in accordance with DMU's admissions policy also; finally, if English is not the 1st language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is essential; English language tuition, delivered by the British council-accredited centre for English language learning, is available both before and during the course.

Course modules

Modules include: Theory and practice of community development; theory and practice of youth work; health and social research methods; plus optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is usually by written assignment of 4,000 words per module.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (EU) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (England) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (EU) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (EU) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time October 2016 GBP 4,980 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning October 2016 GBP 830 per Credit (EU) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands
Distance Learning/Online Study

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