Professional training in Community Development - leading to an Honours degree.

Ulster University
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If you are working or volunteering with the community/voluntary sector or would like a career in this field and want an opportunity to gain a professionally recognised degree in Community Development, you can apply directly to Ulster University now! 

This unique programme is professionally endorsed by the UK Endorsement and Quality Standards Board and the All-Ireland Endorsement Body. The degree runs over one day per week (Wednesday) over four years. Exit points are available after one, two and three years (e.g. Certificate, Certificate in Higher Education, Associate Bachelor Degree). The course enables participants to develop knowledge and understanding of core community development concepts including equality and diversity; power and social justice; community and informal education. You will also gain skills in managing community projects, writing funding applications, delivering informal education, conflict resolution and peace-building.

Entry Requirements: Applicants should normally have a Grade C English Language GCSE or Pass in Essential Skills Literacy Level 2*.  No A levels required if you have experience working or volunteering with marginalised or disadvantaged groups.  

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For further information, please contact the Course Director, Dr Erik Cownie, either by phone or email.

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