Durham University

Durham University

Managing Youth Work Practice

This programme provides an ideal route for practitioners working with young people, including youth workers and those who manage them, enabling them to develop an advanced understanding of the issues involved in managing work with young people. It is designed for those who wish to further their understanding of these issues at postgraduate level and who already have (or do not require) a professional qualification in Community and Youth Work.

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree (2.1) or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules include: Management in community settings; youth policy and practice; professional and personal development; practitioner research; dissertation. Optional modules include: Community analysis; community policy and practice; policy related and evaluation research; supervision in community settings.

Assessment methods

Assessments are spread out throughout the year, and include a range of forms, which may include essays, a management analysis of an agency, a journal, and an oral presentation.


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