Durham University

Durham University

Community and Youth Work

This programme provides an opportunity to develop professional practice that is supported by an in-depth theoretical understanding for those working in a range of careers with young people and communities. The programme attracts practitioners from a wide range of contexts and countries, enabling learning in an internationally-comparative context.

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree or equivalent.

Course modules

The programme consists of 4 taught modules, a dissertation module (research in community and youth work) and 2 periods of assessed fieldwork practice. core modules: Community policy and practice; youth policy and practice; professional and personal development; management in community settings; research in community and youth work; fieldwork practice development 1; fieldwork practice development 2.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 6,100 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Durham DH1 3LG North East

Key information

School of Applied Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
0191 334 1505