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Youth Work and Community Development MA/PG Dip

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    De Montfort University

  • Study mode

    Blended learning

  • Start date

    OCT-20, JAN-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

This programme is currently JNC recognised and is seeking revalidation.

The course offers flexibility with a professional qualification, enabling successful graduates to practice as qualified youth work and community development workers in the UK.

Reasons to study Youth Work and Community Development at DMU:

  • Professional validation by the National Youth Agency (NYA) and recognition by the Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC); ensuring your course is quality checked and meets a specific standard
  • Endorsed by the Endorsement and Quality Standards Board (ESB) for Community Development Learning – the course meets nationally recognised standards, is high quality and provides continuous professional development desirable to employers
  • Achieve planned change and enhance your employment opportunities with modules specifically designed for staff in local authorities, the NHS, voluntary, third sector and non-governmental organisations; ensuring your learning is relevant to current practice
  • Opportunities to study part-time or full time alongside your work commitments, mainly through distance learning
  • Develop your practical and professional skills, putting theory in to practice with dedicated work placement modules
  • Develop as an innovative, progressive practitioner, able to engage reflectively with concepts and practices of social justice and equality
  • Benefit from inter-professional learning as the course attracts professionals from a variety of settings including youth work, parenting education, children’s centres, sexual health, drug abuse, housing and homelessness, youth offending, mental health, community development and domestic violence
  • Our teaching draws on the experiences of our diverse academic team; many of whom are actively engaged in professional practice, research and consultancy
  • Benefit from an international reputation for academic excellence in the field and over 55 years’ professional training experience

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Enthusiastic, dedicated lecturers who have excelled in achieving National Teaching Fellowship awards.
A fully transformed campus based in the heart of the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester, renowned for its diversity and culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 83 3

    61st out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    110 63%

    64th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.26 85%

    11th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    101 51%

    87th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    94th

    44

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