University of Huddersfield

Education Youth and Community MA

On this course you’ll extend your knowledge and understanding of the ideology and theory underpinning informal education with young people. You’ll have the opportunity to build your skills, specifically focusing on learning strategies, effective personal development, research and evaluation. You’ll be able to choose from a range of options to develop your professional practice and increase your confidence in your work and in working with others. The course provides a platform for research and evaluation and helps you apply high ethical standards in your practice and research.

Why Education (Youth and Community)?

  • You’ll focus on learning strategies, effective personal development, research and evaluation. You’ll aim to expand your knowledge of professional practice, how to effectively work and support others and explore how personal development can raise standards in learner achievements.
  • The course is tailored around you.You can expand on your technology by choosing from a range of options to match your role, experience or organisation to help you progress as an informed, reflective and inspirational practitioner.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to develop an understanding of critical reflection and how to employ independent learning strategies to enable you to evaluate and inform your professional practice.You’ll also develop and deepen your knowledge and understanding of educational research and be able be able to use these skills in researching an aspect of informal education for your dissertation.
  • You’ll be taught by an outstanding team of teachers, and will have access to our extensive professional and academic network which feeds directly into course design and delivery and to excellent facilities and specialist equipment.

Entry Requirements

You should have an honours degree in a relevant subject at 2:2 or above, or a professional equivalent.

The University will determine whether a degree can be recognised as UK equivalent.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Career Prospects

This MA course provides you with a broad range of module options allowing you the opportunity to tailor the programme to suit your current role and/or future career ambitions. Successful study at this level supports you in your current role, helps give you the confidence to tackle a wide range of workplace challenges and supports you in taking advantage of wider promotional and developmental opportunities.

The course offers a recognised qualification, a broadening of horizons and a chance to pursue particular areas of interest.

Course Details

Core modules:

Critical Social Policy in Education and Public Services
Methods of Enquiry
Introduction to Action Research
Dissertation

Option modules

Exploring Teaching and Learning
International Approaches to Early Childhood Education
Understanding Curriculum Development in Primary and Early Primary Education
Children, Childhood and Society
Developing Effective Leadership
Understanding E-Learning
Mentoring and Coaching
Education, Extremism and Community Cohesion
Comparative Approaches to Learning
Managing Learning and Development in Organisations
Education, Society and Development
E-Tutoring
Special Educational Needs and Disability: Evaluating Policy and Practice

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