Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This course combines academic and professional qualifications; by bringing together community development and youth work practice with the research methods and theoretical preoccupations of anthropology, it offers a stimulating synthesis of theory and practice.

Course Modules

Modules: anthropological methods; contemporary social issues; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

A degree in the social sciences or another appropriate subject, with some experience of community and youth work; candidates should normally have 4 months' full'time, or part'time equivalent, work experience prior to starting the MA; experience can include paid or unpaid work; voluntary, community and youth work in organisations; and relevant informal work; all applicants need to acquire a current CRB check; application must be accompanied by a work experience report of up to 1,000 words, about recent personal experience of working or volunteering in a community and/or youth work setting; the work experience report should outline this recent work experience, consisting of a brief description of the agency or project, role within the agency, the responsibilities carried and actual work done; applicants should outline the reflections on learning gained from the work experience.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £14,450  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,660  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)