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Youth and Community Development Studies MA/PG Dip


De Montfort University Faculty of Health & Life Sciences

Full time & Part time October, February PgDip, MA One year full-time via distance learning or two years part-time via distance learning (with occasional attendance)

About the course

Many of our graduates go into a wide range of senior posts in youth and community development work and in other related health and educational services in both the statutory and voluntary sector, all over the world.

Reasons to study Youth and Community Development Studies at DMU:

  • Benefit from the flexibility of being able to tailor your learning specifically to your career interests and increase your employment opportunities - choose from two pathways
  • Opportunities to study part-time alongside your work commitments mainly through flexible distance learning
  • Develop as an innovative, progressive practitioner, able to engage reflectively with concepts and practices of social justice and equality
  • We have an international reputation in the field, with over 55 years’ professional training

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Entry Requirements

Demonstration of ability to work at master’s level which can be achieved through having a first degree, normally at 2:2 or above, or by having a range of academic and work experience
You are normally expected to have a professional qualification in an area related to work
You must be engaged in at least 12 hours’ appropriate work, paid or unpaid, per week

You should also normally have:
A commitment to anti-oppressive practice
Relevant and significant experience
Proven ability to reflect on practice, critically examine concepts of informal education and justice, awareness of social welfare needs


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