MA Youth Work and Community Development

Leeds Beckett University

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Course info

COURSE OVERVIEWThis course will allow you to become a qualified youth and community worker, increasing your employment opportunities in this rapidly changing field. It is validated by the National Youth Agency.You will participate in a rich and culturally diverse teaching and learning environment and undertake two challenging placements, enabling you to apply your knowledge and hone your practical skills. During your studies, you will critically engage with the tensions and challenges of ... READ MORE

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Start date and duration

Start date
Full Time
18 months


Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from a work environment or from a voluntary setting environment. Applicants should demonstrate in their personal statement the relevant work or voluntary experience they have gained with young people or adults in a community related setting. All suitable candidates will be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process.

Tuition fees

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£7,000 per year
Students from Domestic
Students from Other UK
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Students from Channel Islands
£16,000 per year
Students from EU EU Students
£16,000 per year
International Students

Latest Community Development reviews

Community Development
08 Apr 22

The location is really convenient and the city campus is really easy to navigate. I haven’t experienced the student...
Student Reviewer
25 Mar 14

Youth Work and Community Development BA (Hons)

I've had so much fun being at Leeds Met. I really love my course and the city. It has a 24 hour library here which is...

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How Community Development students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 15 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,300 reviews

5 star 32%
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Where you'll study

Leeds Beckett University

City Campus Leeds
LS1 3HE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leeds  0.4 miles away

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