University Of Glasgow Youth Studies

By | 6th June 2017

University Of Glasgow Youth Studies

The Youth Studies programme from University of Glasgow introduces the key issues and decision-making processes that impact on young people’s lives across contexts including education, leisure, training and the labour market, housing and household information.
  • The Youth Studies programme from University of Glasgow is aimed at early and mid-career professionals who wish to explore how young people’s lives are changing in modern societies and the ways they are affected by the processes of social change.
  • You will be taught by researchers in the field of youth and young adults and have experience working with organisations such as the UN, the Council of Europe, the European Commission, UK local and national government and the Scottish Government.
  • You will study the contexts and factors which impact on young people’s decision-making related to for example education, training, work and leisure.

University Of Glasgow Youth Studies

  • The programme also provides a strong basis for further study, focusing on international and UK perspectives of youth.
  • It is of further value to students who wish to gain an insight into different groups of young people such as those with mental health issues, teenage parents, young carers, homeless young people and those looked after by local authorities.
What will you get from this programme?

The programme aims to provide you with:

  • An understanding of the ways in which young people’s lives are changing in modern societies.
  • Knowledge of research, policy and practice relating to young people’s experiences in a range of contexts such as leisure, education, training, the labour market and households.
  • An awareness of issues affecting vulnerable groups such as those with mental health issues, teenage parents and homeless young people.
  • An understanding of the ways in which young people develop emotionally and physically and the ways in which these processes are affected by processes of social change.
  • The opportunity to study different areas of young people’s lives, including crime and the criminal justice system, sexuality, disability, drugs and alcohol and the family.
This programme is no longer available. It has been replaced by Educational Studies (Adult Education, Community Development & Youth Studies).