Taught course

Education (Youth and Community)

Institution
University of Huddersfield · School of Education and Professional Development
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree in a relevant subject at 2:2 or above, or a professional equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

You’ll extend your knowledge and understanding of the ideology and theory underpinning informal education with young people. You’ll have the opportunity to build your skills, specifically focusing on learning strategies, effective personal development, research and evaluation. You’ll be able to choose from a range of options to develop your professional practice and increase your confidence in your work and in working with others. The course provides a platform for research and evaluation and helps you apply high ethical standards in your practice and research.

On this course you’ll focus on learning strategies, effective personal development, research and evaluation. You’ll aim to expand your knowledge of professional practice, how to effectively work and support others and explore how personal development can raise standards in learner achievements.

The course is tailored around you. You can expand on your technology by choosing from a range of options to match your role, experience or organisation to help you progress as an informed, reflective and inspirational practitioner.

On this course you’ll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice. You’ll also develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research and be able be able to use these skills in researching an aspect of informal education for your dissertation.

You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers; in fact, we were ranked fourth in the Guardian Guide for Higher Education in 2018. You’ll also have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
sepd@hud.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1484 478249