Part-time BSc Hons Community Development - Last chance to apply for a place!

Ulster University

Ulster University

Cost: £3397.50 for Year 1. Grants and loans are available, subject to criteria, via
Do you know if you work or volunteer in the community, you can use your experience to gain direct access to this part-time degree. Study 1 day per week over 4 years to gain a professionally accredited 3rd level qualification in Community Development. Early exit options available in years 2 and 3. Limited places still available.

This part-time degree is ideal for those who have been working or volunteering in the community and want to gain a professional 3rd level qualification. Successful graduates are professionally qualified Community Workers who can undertake key roles within the public, voluntary and community sectors, enabling the positive transformation of marginalised and disadvantaged communities. You will examine a range of topics across the four years, including: community and informal education; community development theory and practice; grassroots transitional justice; inequality, power and anti-oppressive practice; socio-political processes; project management and transforming communities. The programme is underpinned by the National Occupational Standards in Community Development and you will have opportunities throughout the programme to develop and enhance your practice. If you are passionate about tackling poverty and inequality, promoting social justice and human rights, this programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge to improve the lives of disadvantaged and marginalised sections of society. The BSc Hons degree with Professional Endorsement consists of 120 credits @ levels 4, 5 & 6. You can exit earlier with fewer credits and still obtain a 3rd level qualification. Successful completion of 60 credits @ level 4 = Certificate in Community Studies. Successful completion of 120 credits @ level 4 = Certificate of Higher Education in Community Development (Professional Endorsed). Successful completion of 120 credits @ level 4 + 120 credits @ level 5 = Associate Bachelors Degree in Community Development (Professionally Endorsed).

  • Advice services
  • Arts
  • Carers
  • Children and families
  • Community development
  • Community relations
  • Disability
  • Education/training
  • Environment and Built Heritage
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Lobbying/policy
  • Men
  • Older people
  • Race/ethnicity
  • Rural development
  • Sport/recreation
  • Transport
  • Volunteer development
  • Women
  • Young people

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York St,
United Kingdom

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Contact Details

Dr Erik Cownie

More Information

Ruth McKeegan (Administrative Officer) Email: [email protected] Tel: 02890 366134

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