Community Education (CLD Standards Council approved qualifying route) (part-time) MSc

School of Education and Social Work

Explore local, national and global issues in community learning practice and inquiry, with this flexible course that can be tailored to your own needs

Date of entry

September 2022

Start date

September 2022


36 months

Study mode

Distance Learning


Dundee City Campus / Online

This course is workplace-based. You will combine online study with workshops and tutor support, providing you with a qualification approved by the Community Learning and Development (CLD) Standards Council for Scotland.

Throughout the course you will identify, reflect on, develop and appraise critical community-based practice, while integrating your learning and practice with theoretical studies and investigative techniques.

Your commitment to community education values, ethical codes of practice, and ongoing professional development will be enhanced. You will also be encouraged to engage in processes of active learning, involving cyclical processes of action and reflection with participants.

You will contribute to the ongoing construction of theory and practice by engaging in investigations and development projects.

The course is suitable for returning students who already have a PG Diploma in CE/CLD, and want to complete the Masters qualification.

This course is also ideal for distance learners as classroom teaching is hosted on campus and in the virtual environment.

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