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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Rye Hill Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MA Childhood and Youth Practitioner is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary programme that works at the intersection of childhood and youth development.

It is designed to offer students a broader underpinning knowledge of children and young people in a variety of theoretical and practical contexts.

Specifically, the programme draws upon historical and contemporary ideas and explores children and young people through education, social policy, youth practice and personal reflective biographies. You will learn in our recently redeveloped £18 million Parson’s building with access to a range of study support services.

Our teaching staff are vocationally experienced having worked in sector for many years. You will also learn from leading academics that are developing research in their respected fields.

What will I achieve?

Upon successful completion you will receive a Masters in Childhood and Youth Studies awarded by NCG

How is the course taught?

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Colloquiums
  • Group work
  • Reflective accounts
  • Research

Where can I progress?

You may already have a professional qualification in social work, teaching, youth work, early years or related fields and wish to specialise further in the field of childhood and youth studies.

This MA presents an ideal opportunity for leaders, project managers, policy officers, and general practitioners to extend their knowledge and employment options in local, national and international settings that work for children and young people.

Whatever your level, this MA provides an excellent step into doctoral-level study in any academic discipline or profession concerned with childhood and youth.

Tuition fees

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University information

Newcastle College University Centre

  • Campus address

    Newcastle College, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA, England

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