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Liverpool Hope University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Hope Park

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    11-OCT-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

ABOUT THE COURSE

Youth and community work is a unique and value-based practice that seeks to support and foster the development of young people and the wider community to enable all to reach their full potential. Underpinned by strong values of social justice Youth and Community Workers seek to critically analyse the social world and nurture the development of others through collaborative and creative practice leading to social change.

The main aim of the MA in Youth and Community Work with JNC professional qualification is to develop skilled, innovative and reflective practitioners, who are able to engage and develop positive relationships within communities, which lead to education and discovery. Through practice workers will demonstrate a clear commitment to promoting participation and empowerment, equality, partnership working and to the personal, social and political development of those involved.

This new MA Youth and Community Work programme has been designed in partnership with service users and leading professionals employed in the field. This collaboration ensures teaching is current and reflective of today’s youth and community work agenda preparing you effectively for a successful career.

Why choose Liverpool Hope?

  • Study within a department committed to innovative and participatory teaching methods.
  • An experienced and research-active teaching team with expertise in youth work and community development, participatory practice, childhood and youth studies, anti-oppressive practice, mental health, youth justice and radical community work.
  • Opportunities to experience international perspectives through department field trips and overseas placements.
  • This course has an intake limited to 25 students providing an encouraging environment to build positive peer group support and an opportunity to work closely with teaching staff.

CAREERS

Youth and community work is a diverse practice, which subsequently provides a variety of career opportunities. This dedicated practice is focused on supporting both young people and adults within the community and can include working within education, health and community or welfare services. Youth and Community Workers are employed within a range of organisations including voluntary and community associations, local authorities, schools, social work teams and within youth offending services.

Tuition fees

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£ 11,400per year

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

University information

Liverpool Hope University

  • University League Table

    76th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool, Liverpool, L16 9JD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    71st out of 105 22

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    112 58%

    59th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55.0 55%

    29th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.87 77%

    71st

    6

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