Course description

Would you like to create a social change in your community, or build and strengthen the community you live or work in? This course provides an introduction to understanding how community groups can influence social change and how they develop to create social purpose. You will explore the process of creating positive change through social action and also how social networks can now be used as a vehicle for social change. This course is a great introduction for anyone who is interested in improving their community and creating positive change in our world.

What can this course lead to?

Other Introduction courses you could go on are: Introduction to Starting Your Community Group Introduction to Community Wellbeing. Or you could progress onto: Exploring Volunteering Exploring Prejudice and Stereotypes.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


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Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, the cost of the course is £17.50. If you choose to stay residentially, and you are not eligible via the residential funding assessment, there will be an additional fee to pay. The vast majority of students are eligible to study and stay residentially for free and we will confirm when you apply.