Youth and Community Development Studies MA

Youth and Community Development Studies MA

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: 27 August 2021
Processing time: 30 days
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,100
Domestic tuition: £5,725

Program overview

Many of Youth and Community Development Studies 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.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • IELTS
  • 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 field experience
  • Proven ability to reflect on practice, critically examine concepts of informal education and justice, awareness of social welfare needs in a youth and community development context

English language requirements: IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent


- All students are required to make a pre-payment of £4,000 towards their course fee when accepting an unconditional offer from DMU.


Prepare the following documents:

  • A copy of the student`s qualifications
  • A copy of the student`s English language certificate
  • A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why the student wants to study chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support application
  • A copy of the student`s passport
  • Two references for postgraduate study

Career opportunities

Many of Youth and Community Development Studies graduates work in a wide range of senior posts in youth work and community development work and in other related health and educational services in both public and voluntary organisations, all over the world. An MA is a recommended qualification for workers who want to hold senior positions. The MA is recognised internationally as a valid postgraduate level of study and its content is relevant for issues relating to a developing country’s youth and community provision.

Campus location

Leicester , United Kingdom