Manchester Metropolitan University
Youth and Community Work
This course is for graduates with relevant experience, particularly in working with young people and provides students with real and substantial practice experience supported by links to current thinking and theory in the field. The course as a whole seeks to explore social education strategies and community development as a process of empowerment and there is a particular emphasis on understanding policies and practices which counter discrimination and promote equality. The course leads to a professional qualification validated by the National Youth Agency and recognised by the Joint Negotiating Committee of Youth Leaders and Community Wardens. There is a strong emphasis on professional placements.
Applicants will normally have an undergraduate honours degree or equivalent professional qualification, demonstrable understanding of and interest in preventing unjustifiable discrimination and disadvantage, and a range of relative experience.
Core modules: Principles and practice of youth and community work, community auditing, partnership working, reflective practice placement. Elective modules: Conflict resolution, sexual identities in professional practice, community education for social change, sustainable communities, 60 day fieldwork practice placement, research methods, dissertation.
Reports, written and oral assignments, and a practice placement. Dissertation for Masters.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 3,960 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 10,440 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,960 per Whole course (home fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Didsbury Campus||Manchester||M20 2RR||North West|
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