Máster en Gente Joven, Inclusión Social y Cambio - MSc
El Máster en Gente Joven, Inclusión Social y Cambio contextualiza los problemas y procesos de las principales toma de decisiones que afectan las vidas de la gente joven a través de diversos medios como la educación, el ocio, la formación y el mercado laboral, la vivienda y el hogar.
- You will gain an insight into vulnerable groups such as those with mental health issues, teenage parents, young carers, homeless young people and those ‘looked after’ by local authorities.
- It explores how young people’s lives are changing in modern societies, how they develop emotionally and physically, and the ways in which these processes are affected by processes of social change.
- You will have the opportunity to study different areas of young people’s lives, including crime and the criminal justice system, sexuality, disability, drugs and alcohol and the family.
- MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time
You will take four core courses, two optional courses and a dissertation.
The dissertation gives you the opportunity to investigate an area of young people’s lives in-depth. You are encouraged to follow your own interests in the design of the dissertation, which will be fully supported by a supervisor.
- Introduction to education and social research
- Perspectives on youth and young adulthood
- Modern educational thought
- Young people, learning and development.
- The disabling society
- Developmental psychology
- Sexualities and society
- Partnership working: empowerment, social capital and culture
- Crime, community and safety A
- Crime, community and safety B.
For those who work directly with young people: teachers, youth workers, police officers, probation officers, health workers, the programme is an excellent step in your professional development. It also provides a foundation for an academic career focused on social change and the ways in which it is affecting the younger generation.
Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject.
If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
What has been said about this programme:
“I think that the course looks very interesting and one I would consider undertaking myself. I think that the areas of study reflect a lot of the most important aspects of working with young people.”
Jamie, Youth Project WorkerWhat will you get from this programme?
The programme aims to provide you with:
- An understanding of the ways in which young people’s lives are changing in modern societies.
- Knowledge of research, policy and practice relating to young people’s experiences in a range of contexts such as leisure, education, training, the labour market and households.
- An awareness of issues affecting vulnerable groups such as those with mental health issues, teenage parents and homeless young people.
- An understanding of the ways in which young people develop emotionally and physically and the ways in which these processes are affected by processes of social change.
- The opportunity to study different areas of young people’s lives, including crime and the criminal justice system, sexuality, disability, drugs and alcohol and the family.