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Education (Youth and Community) MA

University of Huddersfield

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Huddersfield

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    17-JAN-22, 19-SEP-22, 09-JAN-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

On this course 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.

Why Education (Youth and Community)?

  • 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.
  • 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, and will have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Your career

This MA course provides you with a broad range of module options allowing you the opportunity to tailor the programme to suit your current role and/or future career ambitions. Successful study at this level supports you in your current role, helps give you the confidence to tackle a wide range of workplace challenges and supports you in taking advantage of wider promotional and developmental opportunities.

The course offers a recognised qualification, a broadening of horizons and a chance to pursue particular areas of interest.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,000per year

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

University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    50th out of 84 25

    16th out of 38

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    116 56%

    49th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    48th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    41st

    26
  • Entry standards

    / Max 162
    127 78%

    8th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    30.0 30%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    16th

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