Applications are open for 2013-2014 Academic year, Register on-line!
Master in Youth: policies and care aims to offer a course which will allow both practicing and future professionals to promote an improved process of integration and management of young people in our country.
Location : Rennes
Duration : 1 year (September to July)
Teaching language : French
ECTS : 60 per year
The course is interdisciplinary in nature, in terms of both lecturers and students, and is a sandwich course, with one meeting per month over 9 months. Between meetings, students in on-going training are at their workplaces, and students in initial training are looking for work placements, then on placement.
Skills and abilities
From a theoretical point of view
- To provide a broad perspective on public youth policy in the various fields of study, to identify the issues strategic dimensions, and understand how they have evolved
- To analyse the main sociological evolutions affecting Europe’s youth
- To analyse evolutions in medical and psychiatric conceptions of adolescence as well as its somatic and psychic disorders, particularly as they are expressed behaviourally; dovetail these with the fields of public health and the promotion of health
- To identify the main integration problems young people face in French and European societies
From a professional point of view
- To be able to step back from your professional practice in order to improve your diagnosis and intervention methods
- To develop professional projects in partnership with other actors in youth provision, and in particular through setting up and developing networking
- To mobilize tools of intervention that are appropriate and which match the needs expressed by the young people in their areas or sectors of intervention
- To work on the educational practices used with young people
- To be able to help with decision—making or take decisions regarding the implementation of public youth policy or provision for this public
- To evaluate your actions from the perspective of improving situations for young people provided for and their state of health, both somatic and psychic
There is a growing level of demand for skills in youth work, because of the increasing number of questions being asked about how this group is socially integrated:
- Managers in state education and voluntary sector organisations working in the field of education
- Managers in local government services
- Managers of voluntary sector organisations working in the field of health
Students, civil servant and professional trainee youth works from diverse backgrounds.
The Master’s is open to:
- Students having taken a “Master 1″ pathway offered as part of a Master, including a public health option at the university
- Holders of a “Master 1″ in sociology, public health, political science, psychology, geography, medical students having successfully completed a “Master 1″ or DCEM3 in their field
- students having successfully completed an access qualification for one of the professions mentioned and able to use a validation of prior experience entitling them to enrol on a “Master 2″, on condition that their application is accepted by the equivalence committee
Applications for 2013-2014 academic year are now open!
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Patricia LONCLE, Researcher and Lecturer, EHESP
Lionel ARNAUD, Senior Lecturer and Sylvie Tordjman, University Professor, Université de Rennes 1
Olivier DAVID, University Professor, Université de Rennes 2
Michel BOTBOL, University Professor, Université de Bretagne Occidentale
Tél. : +33 (0) 2 99 02 28 53 – Regine.Maffei@ehesp.fr