Taught course

Youth and Community Work

Plymouth Marjon University · Department of Children, Youth and Community

Entry requirements

A relevant first degree. One-years experience (paid, voluntary, full-time or part-time) of youth and community work. Applicants will be interviewed. DBS clearance required.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme provides the perfect learning platform for experienced youth workers to concentrate on their professional development, exploring and analysing social education strategies and community development with critical reflection. Students also work to understand the policies and practices which aim to counter discrimination and encourage equality in the community.

This dynamic course offers an in-depth look at the profession in its current state, encouraging students to identify new strategies which can bring about positive change in the future. The course leads to a nationally recognised qualification from the Joint NegotiatingCommittee (JNC).

Students are required to completed their PG Dip with professional qualification before undertaking a practitioner research project to inform the Masters Dissertation

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Susan Cooper
01752 636700 ext 5241