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University of Glasgow: Education for Sustainable Futures in Adult, Community and Youth Contexts

Institution University of Glasgow View institution profile
Department School of Education View department profile
Web glasgow.ac.uk/education
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme provides you with the opportunity to study established and emerging theoretical dimensions of adult education, community development and youth studies. You will gain in-depth knowledge in a specialism of your choosing, as well as a solid foundation in educational and social research.

The programme provides you with the key attributes for professions in adult education, community development and youth work, developing both in-depth knowledge and breadth.

You will develop analytic and research skills, an interdisciplinary knowledge base, and a practical understanding of the settings in which adult education, community development and youth work take place.

The programme provides you with the key attributes for professions in adult education, community development and youth work, developing both in-depth knowledge and breadth.

You will develop analytic and research skills, an interdisciplinary knowledge base, and a practical understanding of the settings in which adult education, community development and youth work take place.

  • You will be benefit from the combined strengths of staff from the School of Education, who have a breadth of teaching and research experience in a range of areas of study across the three specialist areas.
  • You will have the opportunity to link up with a range of community-based organisations in Central Scotland for your dissertation work.
  • There will be a number of guest lectures, presentations and seminars, with leading-edge academics and practitioners and speakers from the UK and abroad.

You will take four core courses. You will also undertake a research dissertation in your chosen specialism.

Courses employ multiple teaching strategies, including the use of digital platforms, guest speakers, and field-trips.

Core courses

  • APPROACHES TO INCLUSIVE LEARNING: PSYCHOLOGY, KNOWLEDGE AND CURRICULUM
  • LOCAL AND GLOBAL THEORIES AND PERSPECTIVES ON LEARNING IN DIVERSE CONTEXTS
  • CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH THEORY AND METHODS IN SOCIAL AND PEDAGOGICAL CONTEXTS
  • TEACHING AND LEARNING PRACTICE FOR YOUTH, COMMUNITY, AND ADULT CONTEXTS

You will be well equipped for careers in public, private and third sector agencies concerned with adult education, community development or youth work, as well as policy development. In addition, it is an excellent professional development choice for those currently working in any of the three specialist fields. The programme also provides a solid pathway towards doctoral-level study.

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University of Glasgow
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The University of Glasgow’s School of Education is  an ambitious, major international research-led institution with traditional roots in Scottish higher education. We invest in the future of education through world-class research that advances knowledge and practice. Respected for contributions to policy and practice, our teaching and research benefits from strong partnerships with education communities.

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The University has a history of changing the world and the School of Education is committed to nurturing the people who make it happen. …

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