University of East London

University of East London

Youth and Community Work

The programme aims to provide graduates in relevant fields and with experience of working with young people and community groups an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the field of youth and community at both the theoretical and the practical level; the programme leads to a Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC) professional qualification in youth work; topics covered on the programme are the theory, policy and practice of youth work, inter-personal communication and group work, accountability, professionalism and leadership; the programme also provides an overview of the theoretical, philosophical, and ethical principles which underpin research and introduces students to the theory and practice of practitioner research.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in the social sciences or humanities area (e.g. sociology, education, psychology). Application form and 2 supporting references are required. Evidence of experience of working with young people between 13 and 19 years of age (minimum of 140 hours). Applicants will be required to attend an interview and undertake a DBS check. IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in all components.

Course modules

Modules include: Policy, theory and practice of youth work; fieldwork practice 1; fieldwork practice 2; research methodologies in education and professional practice; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through essays; seminar presentations; group projects; research reviews; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,150 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,150 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,150 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,150 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,150 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,025 per Module (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,025 per Module (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,025 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,025 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,025 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stratford Campus Waltham Forest E15 4LZ South East

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