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Youth Work, Health and Community Development MA/PG Dip


De Montfort University Faculty of Health & Life Sciences

Full time & Part time October, January PgDip, MA Two years part-time via distance learning. One year full-time (via distance learning)

About the course

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

Reasons to study Youth Work, Health 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

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Entry Requirements

You need to demonstrate that you can work at masters level which can be achieved through having a first degree, normally 2:2 or above, or by having a range of academic/work experience.

Applications from individuals with no formal academic qualifications, but extensive practical experience, will be considered.

You may be required to undertake pre-registration modules before starting or complete an agreed portfolio of learning in the form of a 2,000-2,500-word pre-course assignment, determined at application or interview stage.

You must be engaged in at least 12 hours of appropriate work, paid or unpaid, per week.


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