University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Education and Youth Work Studies

The course is designed for people wanting to extend their knowledge and understanding of the ideology and theory underpinning informal education with young people. Students may be working as an informal educators with young people and communities in the UK or may be interested in learning more about the UK�s approaches to work with young people outside formal education.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or professional equivalent. Professional relevant experience will be considered. Computer literacy skills and access to a computer for the use of e-mail and the Internet. Students should have experience of working with young people through an education, youth work or other public services role, or in a relevant organisation related to these sectors on a paid or unpaid basis.

Course modules

Modules include: critical social policy in education and public services; introduction to action research in teaching and learning; methods of enquiry. Optional modules: managing learning and development in organisations; developing effective leadership; education society and development; mentoring and coaching; concepts problems and analysis; advanced practitioner; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a 5,000-6,000 word assignment or portfolio with a 3,000 word critical review is required for each 30 credit module. The final module comprises a 10,000 to 13,000 word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 800 per Credit module (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 800 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 800 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Huddersfield Huddersfield HD1 3DH Yorkshire and the Humber

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