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University of Dundee: Community Education MSc

Institution University of Dundee View institution profile
Department School of Education and Social Work
Telephone 01382 383838
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Study community education and develop a research profile which can help your career progression in terms of practice or leadership.

This course will consolidate and strengthen your skills and expertise when working in communities, giving you the necessary skills and knowledge needed to successfully produce a dissertation on a topic related to your professional interests.

The core modules will encourage you to apply critical analysis, evaluation, and synthesis to key concepts, principles, and philosophies of critical community practice. We will also introduce you to research methods, giving you an appreciation of what is needed to conduct research in a professional field.

You will be given opportunities to collaborate with, and learn from, your fellow community education students and students from other courses, fostering a multi-disciplinary approach that mirrors many workplace situations.

You will be encouraged to use the skills, experience, and knowledge you have already gained during your time working or volunteering in the community.

This course allows you to focus on critical contemporary themes relating to community learning, social work, and education.


The University of Dundee

The University of Dundee was established in 1881 and aims to transform lives, working locally and globally through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge.

We are one of the UK’s top 30 universities (Complete University Guide 2022) and we have some of the best levels of graduate employment in the UK – in fact, we are 1st in Scotland for the proportion of graduates entering high skilled employment (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020).

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