University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

Education and Youth Work Studies

You will extend your knowledge and understanding of the ideology and theory underpinning informal education with young people. You will have the opportunity to build your skills, specifically focusing on learning strategies, effective personal development, research and evaluation. You will be able to choose from a range of options to increase your performance in your work and/or professional practice and increase your confidence in your work and in working with others. The course provides a platform for research and evaluation and helps you apply high ethical standards in your practice and research. The course is taught predominantly through Saturday day schools and supported by weekday sessions. Some optional modules are taught in weekly seminars and workshops. Some modules offer online teaching (webinars) and you will also be able to network with other students using our social learning platform (Yammer). You will also use our virtual learning environment and online library facilities to provide access to a wide range of high quality learning materials.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at 2.2 or above or professional equivalent and 2 years full-time experience in a professional role in education or a related area. An Honours degree at 2.2 or above in a directly relevant area. Applicants whose 1st language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Critical social policy in education and public services; dissertation. 3 further modules from: International approaches to early childhood education; understanding e-learning; education society and development; critical social policy in education and public services; managing learning and development in organisations; introduction to action research in teaching and learning; methods of enquiry; cross-cultural learning; developing effective leadership; exploring teaching and learning; mentoring and coaching; e-tutoring.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed through course work. There are no timed tests or exams. The assessment on the course allows you to demonstrate your practical knowledge and skills alongside developing your critical and theoretical understanding of the subject. The assessment builds on your particular interests and context and is likely to have outcomes that will be of benefit to your professional life and to your employer. You will be provided with guidance to help you develop your assignment work by module tutors and specialist learning support staff. For international students, we provide a weekly academic study skills support workshop to help you get the most from the main modules.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,950 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Part-time January 2017 - 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time January 2017 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Part-time January 2017 - 2 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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