Cumann na Daoine

A community based organisation in Youghal, Co. Cork, Ireland.

MSc opportunity in Youth & Community Development

Maynooth University is delighted to announce they are running an ‘Accessible, Affordable and Blended’ part-time in-service Master of Social Science Community and Youth Work programme commencing November 2023.

This programme’s innovative design and ‘block and blend’ delivery mode offers a unique opportunity for practitioners to combine work and post-graduate study to achieve a professional qualification in Community Work and Youth Work.

Main highlights:

  • Three-year blended programme.
  • Five 3-day blocks on campus per year (15 days on campus total per year).
  • Weekly online classes.
  • Supervised fieldwork practice
  • RPL – Recognition of Prior Learning and Experience considered.
  • Fees €3,050 per year, payment in instalments available.
  • Bursary from DCRD for available for Community Workers, more information available at:
  • Professional endorsement by both AIEB and NSETS.
  • Opportunity to learn and share experiences with a variety of experienced Community Workers and Youth Workers.

Please fill in an Expression of Interest form here:


Full brochure available here: MSocSc CYW part-time in-service information 2023 entry single page FINAL