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Youth Work and Community Development (with JNC) MA

Youth Work and Community Development (with JNC) MA

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Children / Youth (Social Work) Community Development

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Youth Work and Community Development (with JNC) MA course is suitable if you want a JNC-approved qualification or if you are working in a community or education setting working predominantly with young people; You will be taught to reflect on your role as a practitioner, asked to question and critically evaluate your professional role and create an environment where knowledge transfer and skills develop is encouraged; The fieldwork practice arrangements required for this course will include two periods of supervised fieldwork practice, which will be 592 hours in total. In line with the National Youth Agency criteria, at least 148 of these 592 hours will be in an alternative practice context. The experience will be in two locations and 50% of the committed time will be with young people in the 11-25 age group. The total number of fieldwork practice hours will be equally divided over the course duration.

In this course is suitable if you want a JNC-approved qualification or if you are working in a community or education setting working predominantly with young people; You will be taught to reflect on your role as a practitioner, asked to question and critically evaluate your professional role and create an environment where knowledge transfer and skills develop is encouraged; The fieldwork practice arrangements required for this course will include two periods of supervised fieldwork practice, which will be 592 hours in total. In line with the National Youth Agency criteria, at least 148 of these 592 hours will be in an alternative practice context. The experience will be in two locations and 50% of the committed time will be with young people in the 11-25 age group. The total number of fieldwork practice hours will be equally divided over the course duration.

Full-time route: Appropriately qualified and experienced lecturers of postgraduate study carry out the teaching and fieldwork practice preparation/assessment on this programme. Delivery will be through a range of methods including lectures, student led seminars, placement preparation sessions, fieldwork practice and tutorials. There will be class exercises, to facilitate deeper comprehension of analysis, which is required for postgraduate study. Part-time route: Large group teaching - 2 hours of lectures in lecture rooms; Smaller group teaching - 1 hour of seminars each week in small groups discussing topics presented in lectures; Tutorials - 1 hour being a mixture of personal, group and academic tutorials per week.

Work placement: If you are looking for further work experience opportunities, our highly experienced hired@UCB staff members have a diverse mix of advisors with experience in a wide variety of areas including early years, education, learning disability, special education, child protection, community service development and management; At UCB, we understand the importance of work placements within academic study, and our employer contacts say they give preference to students with qualifications who also have experience within the field. Employability: Upon successful completion of this course, previous students have gone on to work in youth and community development, local neighbourhoods and working with groups who are most at risk of committing crimes. Graduating with this degree will enable you to go onto work in youth and community-related organisations in: Advice and guidance work; Mentoring; Health promotion; Community family support; Advocacy (supporting those most vulnerable in society).

Different course options

Full time | University College Birmingham | 18 months | 09-SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

18 months

Start date

09-SEP-19

Modules

Under the supervision of an appropriately-experienced tutor, you can choose an issue from within the sector to study in-depth to provide greater clarity on industry issues or forward organisational progress. You will have regular personal tutorials to help guide you to plan, research, review and validate your final results and conclusions.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To Be Confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To Be Confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students will require a relevant undergraduate degree (or equivalent) from a recognised institution; Students with relevant experience will also be considered.