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Youth in a Globalising World

Key Information

Module code
EDPS0025
Subject area
Education
Level/type
Level 3 (FHEQ 6) modules (More information about module levels)
Credit value
4 (US), 7.5 (ECTS), 15 (FHEQ)
Availability
Year

Module overview

This module will introduce students to the key themes, theories and debates in Youth Studies and examine the experiences and engagement of young people in different spheres and spaces.

Key topics include:

  • the social construction of youth
  • (delayed) youth transitions
  • youth opportunities and aspirations in further education, work and housing
  • youth civic and political engagement
  • cosmopolitan values and youth
  • online cultures and practices
  • the methods and ethics of researching youth.