Newman University

Newman University

Youth and Community Work

The course is primarily for those working in or intending to work in local authority and voluntary organisation youth work settings, as well as those working with, and managing organisations for young people. It provides knowledge and experience of the policies, best practice and skills required to develop both personally and professionally. You will professionally qualify at the Postgraduate Diploma level. Those going onto the Master's will develop further research skills and have the opportunity to research their areas of interest in their dissertation.

Entry requirements

Good relevant 1st degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent previous experience.

Course modules

Principles and practice of youth and community work; organisations and management; developing services for young people and communities; contexts of working with young people and communities.

Assessment methods

Assessment will be through a range of strategies such as portfolios, presentations, written reports and essays, work-based studies and practical tasks. The course will recognise students needs as a learner and develop independent study skills that are transferable to a range of learning situations and assessment tasks.

Sponsorship information

Newman has 13 �10,000 scholarships for students who start a full or part-time Masters degree in September 2015. These scholarships are available to students who graduated from their undergraduate degree (at Newman or elsewhere) with a 2i or above in 2015. The scholarships will cover the total cost of tuition fees and provide a contribution towards living costs whilst students complete their Masters degree. These scholarships will only be available in 2015 as a national system for postgraduate tuition fee loans will be in place in 2016.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Whole course (EU fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 5,000 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 10,200 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 5,000 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 10,200 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 5,000 per Whole course (EU fees) 2 years
PgDip Full-time £ 3,330 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 6,800 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time £ 3,330 per Whole course (EU fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 3,330 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 6,800 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 3,330 per Whole course (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Newman University Birmingham B32 3NT West Midlands

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0121 476 1181