Cardiff Metropolitan University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Cardiff Metropolitan University (Prifysgol Metropolitan Caerdydd)

Advanced Youth and Community Practice (Taught)

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Course summary

​The MA in Advanced Youth and Community Practice at Cardiff Met is suitable for those within the field of youth and community work who hold a JNC professionally endorsed qualification in Youth and Community Work, or those from other professional disciplines who wish to study youth and community work at an advanced level, for the purpose of their professional learning and development. The postgraduate course aims to equip graduates with the knowledge and understanding to respond effectively to the challenges and opportunities of the evolving fields of practice involving young people and communities. This MA will support the progression into managerial positions in youth and community work. Related courses If you do not hold a JNC professionally endorsed qualification and wish to study an academic PgDip or Masters and gain a professional qualification in youth and community work, endorsed by ETS Wales, see PgD/MA Youth and Community Work.

Assessment method

Students on the Advanced Practice master's degree will be assessed through a range of assessment types, including essays, presentations, debates, Blogs, group exercises, and audio-visual work. Students will receive detailed annotations on all written work and audio summary feedback and detailed written and audio feedback on presentations and academic debates with the dissertation assessed with detailed written feedback by two markers.


Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have substantive experience in services working with young people and communities and should normally possess a degree or a relevant professional qualification. Practitioners who do not have a first degree, but who have considerable professional experience can apply for exceptional entry. Please contact the Programme Director to discuss this further. All applicants will need to have undergone a Disclosure and Barring Services check prior to starting placement – www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/dbs


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £1225 Module
England £1225 Module
Northern Ireland £1225 Module
Scotland £1225 Module
Wales £1225 Module

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Advanced Youth and Community Practice at Cardiff Metropolitan University - UCAS