Youth and Community Development Studies MA | Master's degree | Health & Well-Being | On Campus | 12 months | De Montfort University | United Kingdom
Would you like a rewarding career supporting vulnerable young people? Do you have a passion to help them reach their full potential? A career in youth and community development is the opportunity to make a crucial difference to people’s lives.
Through gaining the professional skills and knowledge taught on this course, your work can provide support to families and community groups and help keep young people safe.
The blend of practical and academic skills you’ll be taught on this program can prepare you for a range of jobs across several sectors. It will help develop you as a progressive practitioner, providing opportunities to explore various concepts and practices of social justice and equality. With the option to study either full-time or part-time, you can manage your studies effectively alongside work commitments. This program is ideal for those who use group work, informal learning, outreach and community work as part of their role, particularly those working with young people and adults often identified as hard to reach.
Throughout this course you’ll benefit from inter-professional learning as the course attracts professionals from a variety of settings and sectors worldwide, including parenting education, youth work, children’s centres, sexual health, drug and substance abuse, housing and homelessness, youth offending, disability, mental health, community development, domestic violence, local government sector, voluntary and not-for-profit sector and non-governmental organisations.