Introductions: Community and Local Government Studies

Drawing on topics and debates in community and local government studies, this course introduces you to learning processes, study skills, and information and communication technologies for successful higher education study. You will explore connections between your work/community experience and the readings and debates introduced in this course. It is an ideal course if you are new to higher education or have not studied for some time. It provides an excellent foundation for further study in youth studies, voluntary sector studies, public sector and local government management, housing and participation, or community studies.

This Short Course can be taken as a stand-alone course or it may be available as part of a Certificate of Higher Education.

30 credits at level 4

  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students. You may have to fulfil specific prerequisites for some intermediate-level or advanced-level courses, but these will be specified where relevant.

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You enrol directly onto the classes you would like to take, using the Enrol Now link below. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis – so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then enrol onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.

First class: Wed 04-Oct-17 6pm-9pm

Class location Stratford
Class code FFHE028S41CC

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