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Community Action


  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 4
  • Convenor: to be confirmed
  • Tutor: Dr William Ackah
  • Assessment: a 1500-word campaign proposal (30%) and 2500-word essay/critical reflection of a social justice campaign (70%)

Module description

In this module we explore the theory and practice of organising and campaigning for social justice in local, national and global contexts. We will look at:

  • how and why social movements are formed
  • what strategies they use to fight for social justice
  • how successful are they
  • what lessons can be learned for engaging in education, social change and social justice at the theoretical and practitioner levels.