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Learning in Communities (MA Hons) MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: X321

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Do you want to work alongside young people and adults in communities? Do you have a desire to help communities reach their full potential and promote social justice?This new programme offers an excellent route into the empowering profession of Community Learning and Development (CLD).Approved by the CLD Standards Council in Scotland, our degree produces practitioners who are:* professionally competent * ethically informed * critical and reflectiveOur graduates go on to work in CLD roles in several areas, including:* community-based adult learning* youth work* criminal justice* community capacity building * community development**Our approach**When studying with us, you will:* gain a well-rounded and rigorous grounding in education and the social sciences * draw on different educational concepts and approaches in your practice * get professional practice experience through work-based learning placements* develop the skills to help people build vibrant communities and work towards social justice* build your understanding of the relationship between theory, policy and practice**Why Edinburgh?**Moray House has been making a contribution to the field of education for almost 200 years. The School's portfolio has included community learning and development since 1961. Our degree inherits and builds on this extensive expertise.We have tailored our programme specifically to the needs of those who want to enter this sector of education. Our staff have extensive knowledge and experience of fieldwork and research in a range of CLD settings. As a professionally approved degree, our degree will prepare you well for employment.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 23,100per year

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A level : ABB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    2nd out of 84 1

    10th out of 79 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    192 93%

    2nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    43rd

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    143 83%

    4th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    60th

    20
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    56th

    31

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