Taught course

Youth and Community Work

Institution
Liverpool Hope University · Faculty of Sciences and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Normally a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Degree in a relevant discipline. GCSE Grade C or above in Mathematics and English or equivalent before application. Appropriate and relevant experience. Enhanced DBS Clearance. All candidates subject to interview and satisfactory health check.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Youth and community work is a unique and value-based practice that seeks to support and foster the development of young people and the wider community to enable all to reach their full potential. Underpinned by strong values of social justice Youth and Community Workers seek to critically analyse the social world and nurture the development of others through collaborative and creative practice leading to social change.

The main aim of the MA in Youth and Community Work with JNC professional qualification is to develop skilled, innovative and reflective practitioners, who are able to engage and develop positive relationships within communities, which lead to education and discovery. Through practice workers will demonstrate a clear commitment to promoting participation and empowerment, equality, partnership working and to the personal, social and political development of those involved.

This new MA Youth and Community Work programme has been designed in partnership with service users and leading professionals employed in the field. This collaboration ensures teaching is current and reflective of today’s youth and community work agenda preparing you effectively for a successful career.

Why choose Liverpool Hope?

  • Study within a department committed to innovative and participatory teaching methods.
  • An experienced and research-active teaching team with expertise in youth work and community development, participatory practice, childhood and youth studies, anti-oppressive practice, mental health, youth justice and radical community work.
  • Opportunities to experience international perspectives through department field trips and overseas placements.
  • This course has an intake limited to 25 students providing an encouraging environment to build positive peer group support and an opportunity to work closely with teaching staff.

Fees and funding

http://www.hope.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
UK Student Recruitment
Email
enquiry@hope.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 151 291 3111