Taught course

Youth work , Health and community Development

Institution
De Montfort University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

You need to demonstrate that you can work at masters level which can be achieved through having a first degree, normally 2:2 or above, or by having a range of academic and work experience. You may be required to undertake pre-registration modules before starting or complete an agreed portfolio of learning in the form of a 2,000 - 2,500 word precourse assignment, determined at application or interview stage

with professional qualification. MS/PG dip

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Youth, Health and Community Development MA focuses more broadly on wellbeing, social and welfare aspects
of health, in relation to work with young people and communities. Students will need to focus on this area, particularly when undertaking their dissertation.

Programme is suitable for staff in local authorities, the NHS, voluntary and third sector who use group work, informal learning and activity, outreach and community work especially those working with young people and adults often labelled as
hard to reach.

Example Course modules :

- issues of Health and Wellbeing
- Theory and Practice of Youth Work
- Theory and Practice of Community Development
- Health and Social Research Methods
- Field Practice
- Management of Services and People

Specialist modules
(15 credits) include:

-Mental Health
-Peer Health Learning
-Designing, Delivering and
Assessing Learning
-Supervision in Youth and
Community Development
- Social Exclusion, Disaffection
and Youth Work
- Faith and Community
- Development
- Global Issues in Youth and
- Community Development
- Managing Race and Diversity
-The Negotiated Module
- Anti-Oppressive Practice
-Young People, Active
-Citizenship and Participation

Fees and funding

Please visit dmu.ac.uk/pgfees
for information

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
distance learning
36 months

Course contact details

Name
HLS
Email
hls@dmu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 257 7700