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Course Title:

Introduction to Social Action

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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.


Entry requirements:

No formal qualifications are required. 

What could 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

Possible careers include Community Worker or Community Leader.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374,50 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Need more Information?

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

Tuition Fee: £17.50*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000