To gain the MSc, you will need to successfully complete modules totalling 180 credits. There are seven core (compulsory) modules (including a dissertation) and you can choose one option. Each module is worth 15 credits, except Research in Practice, which is worth 30 credits, and the dissertation, which is worth 60 credits.
-Community Development Theory
-Local Participation and Involvement
-Implementing Community Development
-Equality and Diversity
-Research in Practice
-Mediation Skills for Localities
-Arts Management and Urban Renewal
-Ethnicity, Hybridity, Cosmopolitanism
-Culture, Community and Identity.
You should complete modules to a total of 60 or 90 credits per year. If choosing to study 60 credits per year, the final 60-credit module (the dissertation) is undertaken during the second summer of study.
Seminars, lectures, workshops and presentations.
Coursework varies according to modules. It includes case studies, presentations, essays, project work, reports and examinations. Dissertation of 10,000–12,000 words.
When to apply
We suggest you apply as early as possible.
You will need to complete an admissions exercise and attend an interview.
Interviews from April onwards for entry in October 2008.