University College Birmingham
Youth Work and Community Development
The course is suitable for applicants working in a community or education setting predominantly with young people; applicants undertake 2 periods of supervised fieldwork practice of 592 hours in total; in line with the national youth agency criteria, at least 148 hours of these 592 hours is taken in an alternative practice context, at 2 locations and 50 per cent of the committed time is spent with young people in the 13-19 age groups; the total number of hours is equally divided over the 2 years of the course; applicants achieving 120 credits receive a postgraduate diploma, on successful completion of the postgraduate diploma students have the opportunity to complete a 12,000-14,000 word Master's dissertation (60 credits); on receiving 180 credits confers a Master's degree.
Social justice and youth and community development work; personal and professional change; management and the youth and community professional; research methods and ethics; fieldwork practice A.
These include assignments, case studies, critical analysis, group and individual presentations and written reports.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,275 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University College Birmingham||Birmingham||B3 1JB||West Midlands|
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