University of St Mark & St John

University of St Mark & St John

Youth and Community Work

This programme provides an opportunity for students to gain both a degree at Master's level and a professional qualification in youth and community work; the programme combines practical fieldwork experience with academic study; the programme offers a stimulating and challenging series of taught modules relevant to current professional practice in youth and community work; integral to the programme is the development of professional practice; there are 2 fieldwork placements that are undertaken alongside the taught element of the programme.

Entry requirements

1 year's experience (paid, voluntary, full-time or part-time) of youth and community work; a relevant 1st degree; an understanding of youth and community work and a commitment to the value base of the course; applicants are interviewed.

Course modules

Modules include: Principles and practice of youth and community work; anti oppressive practice (ethics, values and professional identity); developing interpersonal communication; concurrent placement (148 hours of work based learning); leadership and management in youth and community work; critical reflective practice; block placement (444 hours).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,200 per Whole course (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Mark & St John Plymouth PL6 8BH South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01752 636890