Global Youth Work with Games & Digital Media

Limerick Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Global Youth Work with Games & Digital Media
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 5981
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major Limerick Institute of Technology Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Thurles, Limerick City
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1. Apply Online (Please see "Application Weblink below).

2. Email: Download and complete the Application Form from the course page and email to flexible@lit.ie

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Duration

Expand+The programme is delivered over Five Semesters.
Number of Weeks: 75

Online Lectures: There will be online lectures and reading material provided to be accessed over 2 evenings per week, the content will take approximately 3 hours per session to c...

Course Fee €7,000.
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Financial Support

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Students enrolling on postgraduate programmes may be entitled to financial assistance under the Student Grant Scheme. To see if you are eligible for a Grant please click on the following link https://susi.ie/eligibility/postgraduate-stude...

Entry Requirements A relevant honours degree or approved equivalent with a minimum award of Second Class Honours Grade 2.2 or A primary honours degree AND at least 3 years relevant professional responsibility and experience.

Candidates must also be actively involved in youth work either as a volunteer or a paid employee working at least 5 hours per week with a registered youth work organisation or project.

Candidates will need to have demonstrated an adequate level of English, for example IELTS 5.5.
Comment Qualification
Master of Arts in Global Youth Work with Games and Digital Media

Location: Online Delivery with one seminar each month at the LIT Thurles Campus.
Course Content Aims
The overall objective is to equip youth workers with the analytical capabilities and the technical skills to engage young people in critical social education through creative interactive technologies. In line with the values of Youthwork Ireland and other progressive youth work organisations, Graduates will also have developed research skills and technical skills in the creation and analysis of digital media and games in youth work context.
Subjects Taught

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In response to the feedback from youth workers the course has been designed in progression blocks. All students will complete the modules on Critical Youth Work Theory on successful completion of which the student will undertake blocks in, G...

Assessment Method Assessment/Examinations
There will be a cross modular project for each block constituting 40% marks for each module. The subject of this will be agreed with the host youth organisation. There will be an essay or project for each module worth 40%. Students will complete a series of online questions based on the lectures which will count for 20% of the module mark. The research dissertation will be assessed as a single piece of work.
Further Enquiries For further information:
Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 0504 28112
Email: Flexible@lit.ie

For academic queries:
Contact: Paul Keating
Email: paul.keating@lit.ie
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