The Role of a Community Development Worker
15 Feb 21
“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Our master’s in Community Development and Youth Studies is one of the most important courses for serving the community; driving a new level of excellence for community workers and giving them the skills to further their career.
If you’re interested in reskilling for the workplace, an advanced youth and community work degree could be for you.
Reskill for leadership
At the University of Bolton, we provide a supportive and friendly learning environment for Postgraduates and professionals returning to their studies. And our MA Community Development and Youth Studies course is designed to give you transferrable skills for a range of leadership roles.
Specialist modules are in place to deepen your understanding of equality and diversity, community learning, global community development and sustainability. Through these key topics, you will gain critical reflection, analysis and evaluation skills, preparing you for your journey into management.
Improve community wellbeing
Today’s growing social and economic challenges mean that local communities in Britain need support more than ever. And a community development and leadership course can deliver the much in-demand professionals into this sector.
For those who are passionate about driving forward change, improving inclusivity in communities, and helping the next generation reach their potential, enrol in January 2021 to earn your master’s at an award-winning university.
Study at one of the best universities in the country
Not only do we rank in the Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide in 2021 and 2020), and in the Top 50 UK Universities (The Guardian University League Tables 2020), but we’ve also been No.1 in the North West for Student Satisfaction for three consecutive years (Complete University Guide in 2021, 2020 and 2019).
The University of Bolton is one of the best places for reskilling and furthering your career. From day one, our course leaders will get to know you, and your career goals, and tailor the course to support your professional development. And upon graduation, our dedicated Employability Team will work with you to hopefully secure you a job.
To find out more about reskilling with a master’s in Community Development and Youth Studies, head over to our course page.