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This programme offers you the opportunity to study the theoretical and practical dimensions of adult, community and youth development. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work alongside people in communities to initiate sustainable social change.WHY THIS PROGRAMMEYou will discover ways in which you can help people realise their potential and work together for a fairer, healthier and happier world.Upon successful completion of the PgDip, you will be awarded a professional
This programme offers you the opportunity to study the theoretical and practical dimensions of adult, community and youth development. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work alongside people in communities to initiate sustainable social change.
WHY THIS PROGRAMME
You will discover ways in which you can help people realise their potential and work together for a fairer, healthier and happier world.
Upon successful completion of the PgDip, you will be awarded a professional qualification accredited by the Community Learning and Development Standards Council in Scotland.
This qualification will enable you to work in the field of community learning and development, including community development work, youth work, health, housing and social and economic regeneration.
You will have the opportunity to participate in a network of community development projects. Project leads contribute to the taught aspects of the programme and also provide you with placement opportunities.
Our students come from a wide range of professional, academic and cultural backgrounds and all bring with them a curiosity about how social justice can be developed by people working together for change.
You will have many employment opportunities open to you in the areas of community development work, youth work, health, housing and social and economic regeneration. With an accredited CLD Standards Council for Scotland qualification, you will have the opportunity to work for local authorities, the voluntary sector and further and higher education institutions.
The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017.
Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933.
The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics to European Studies.
The university consists of four colleges:
College of Arts
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
College of Science and Engineering
College of Social Sciences
There are three campuses making up the university.
Where you'll study
The Fraser Building
65 Hillhead Street
Glasgow, City Of