Taught course

Youth and Community Work

Institution
University College Birmingham · School of Education and Community
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

To be accepted on this course, applicants will need a good undergraduate degree either in the field of the Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities and/or Leisure Studies. To be accepted onto the Postgraduate Diploma applicants require a degree or a Diploma in Higher Education or a Foundation Degree in a related field, together with at least two years substantial experience in a Youth and Community -orientated setting (or equivalent), with 'a bridging' module being available at Level 6.

Youth Work; The Elderly; Working with Disadvantaged Groups

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Masters degree has been designed to develop and enhance knowledge and professional competence for those who possess an undergraduate qualification in Youth and Community Work and/or a related field and who wish to gain a Masters degree level qualification within the sector. Specifically, this programme aims to critically evaluate and policy measures and professional practice in youth and community work and the Informal Education sector as a whole. As such, the programme explore issues of management and leadership of people in organisations working with young people and communities and provides opportunities for the development of transferable skills which will enable applicants to act effectively in complex and rapidly changing youth and community environment

Information for international students

IELTS of 6.0 with no individual element below 5.5. English language support and an English language checking service is offered free of charge.

Fees and funding

UK students
4400
International students
9700

Information on scholarships is available online at http://www.ucb.ac.uk/services-and-support/scholarships/home.aspx. UCB will consider offering partial fee waivers to international applicants from selected nationalities. Please note that EU applicants will pay the Home rate of fees

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
21 months
full time
15 months

PGDip

full time
9 months
part time
15 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Dissertation60 (14,000 words words)

Course contact details

Name
International
Email
international@ucb.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 604 1090
Fax
+ 44 (0)121 200 1376