Overview: This challenging, full-time or part time programme provides an opportunity for students to gain both a degree at Masters Level and a professional qualiﬁcation in Youth and Community Work. The programme combines practical ﬁeldwork experience with academic study.
Module Information: The programme offers a stimulating and challenging series of taught modules: Issues and Interventions 1 – Youth & Community Work Context, Principles and Practice Issues and Interventions 2 – Social Divisions and Anti Discriminatory Practice in Youth & Community Work Developing Interpersonal Communication and Groupwork Management in Youth & Community Work Professional Practice: Fieldwork Placements and Intervention Skills
Programme structure Full-Time 1 Year Semester A: Students study ﬁve taught modules 2 days a week in College; plus students spend 120 hours on placement. Semester B: Students undertake a twelve week Block Placement from February to May. Part-time 2 Years Semester A: 3 Modules 1 day a week Semester B: 120 hours of placement (10 hours per week for 12 weeks) Semester A: 2 modules 1 day per week Semester B: 420 hours: block placement (35 hours per week for 12 weeks)
On completion of the block placement and having successfully completed all the assessed work students may choose to accept a Postgraduate Diploma (with JNC) or continue working towards the award of MA, the dissertation for which is written on a part-time basis in the following academic year; (or students can
• One-year’s experience (paid, voluntary, full-time or part-time) of youth and community work • A relevant ﬁrst degree • An understanding of youth and community work, as well as a commitment to the value base of the course. • Applicants will be interviewedIf you wish to discuss special entry requirements, please contact the Programme Leader, Christine Smith, 01752 636700 Ext 5676, e-mail [email protected] or contact the Admissions Ofﬁce on 01752 636890.Please note that before starting this programme, applicants need to complete an Enhanced Records Disclosure, issued by the Criminal Records Bureau.
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Recipient: University of St Mark & St John
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