University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

International Community Development

Asset and arts-based community development is rooted in creative and collaborative approaches that facilitate broad-based engagement and participation across a wide spectrum of people, including marginalized and disadvantaged groups as well as governmental, private and non-governmental institutions. This programme is designed for artists, social workers, activists, youth and community workers, volunteers, health and mental health practitioners and managers, who would like to gain a more critical, hands-on and comprehensive understanding of participatory approaches to community development. It is designed for people who recognize that the shift from a deficits to an asset-based approach requires: a rigorous examination of core assumptions embedded in professional discourses; an interdisciplinary and multicultural synthesis of ideas that can be generated and applied in the classroom and community; the formulation through study, research and action of new approaches; a re-vitalization of participatory democratic processes.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 525 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

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