A new degree empowering people to help transform their lives and communities has been unveiled by University of the West of Scotland (UWS). The MSc in critical youth and community studies, which can be studied on a full or part-time basis at UWS’ Hamilton campus. will offer students the opportunity to grow the skills necessary to influence community development and achieve social change, focusing on topics like community activism, social justice and the work of the voluntary sector. The programme offers various routes to the MSc including a PGCert in Community Education for applicants seeking a CLD Standards Council approved qualification.. The new course is suitable for community practitioners or managers and is open to international students.