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Community Education (BA (Hons)) BA (Hons)

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-20

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Community Education (CE) embraces youth work, adult and family learning, and community development. CE professionals are committed to social justice, working to develop a range of learning and development opportunities determined by personal, social, economic and political needs.As part of this course you will undertake placements in community organisations for a large part of your learning, where you can engage with individuals and groups to help promote and implement positive social change.Starting with an exploration of the historical and philosophical foundations influencing current practice, you will develop an understanding of relevant policy and political ideas and how they relate to community practice.You will be encouraged to undertake an in-depth analysis of social justice, equalities, political perspectives, values, and socio-economic trends, while also enhancing your critical thinking and reflection.You will study community work theories to help you analyse and develop your own community work practice approach. You will also be encouraged to develop a critical understanding of CE values, principles, ethics, and competencies. The course reflects the current field of CE practice in Scotland, the UK, and worldwide and is professionally endorsed by the CLD Standards Council Scotland.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 18,150per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : AB - CCC

plus GCSE English or a literate subject at grade B / 6

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University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 81 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    177 88%

    7th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    6th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    15th

    24

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