Máster en Educación sobre Aprendizaje Comunitario y Desarrollo - MEd
Este Máster le brinda la oportunidad de estudiar las dimensiones teórica y práctica del aprendizaje comunitario y desarrollo. Estos estudios lo equiparán con las competencias y conocimientos necesarios para poder trabajar junto a las personas en sus comunidades para llevar a cabo cambios sociales sostenibles.
- If you want to discover ways in which you can help people realise their potential and work together for a fairer, healthier and happier world, this may be the programme for you.
- You will be awarded a professional qualification in Community Learning and Development upon successful completion of the PgDip. This is accredited by the Community Learning and Development Standards Council in Scotland. It will enable you to work in the field of CLD: 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. The people orchestrating these projects contribute to the taught aspects of the programme and also provide you with placement opportunities.
- MEd: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
- PgDip: 9 months full-time; 18 months part-time
- Models of community & development
- Social theories for community learning & development
- Empowerment strategies for community learning & development
- Educational approaches to community learning & development
- Practice placement
- Research project (MEd only)
The practice placement gives you an opportunity to apply the theories and values you have learned and demonstrate your competence as a practitioner in a community learning development setting. You will plan, implement and evaluate practice and analyse it with regard to the theoretical aspects of the programme.
Career opportunities include positions in community development work, youth work, health, housing and social and economic regeneration. You may have the opportunity to work for local authorities, the voluntary sector, further and higher education institutions as well as many other interesting areas.
You would normally be expected to hold a first degree or equivalent.
This course gives you an opportunity to apply the theories and values you have learned to practice contexts and demonstrate your competence as a practitioner in a community learning development setting. You will plan, implement and evaluate practice and analyse it in the light of community learning & development theory.
You will undertake two blocks of practice. The first is formative and non-assessed and takes place in semester 1. The second is summatively assessed and takes place in semester 2. In total 480 hours of practice are undertaken by the students.
If you are currently working in Community Learning and Development, your workplace can act as your placement. Alternatively, a placement which matches your interests and career aspirations will be set up. Previous placements have included local authorities, church groups, community forums, disability groups, asylum seeker organizations and community arts groups. You will be fully supported throughout identifying and undertaking your placement.