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Participation and Community Engagement

Overview

  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 5
  • Assessment: a 1500-word/15-20-minute¬†presentation (30%) and a 3500-word written case-study (70%)

Module description

This module explores theories and practice of participatory approaches and the socio-economic inequalities facing marginalised population groups. You will explore different methods of, and approaches to, community engagement and involvement, which will increase your understanding of the potential and challenges of implementing participatory approaches in given contexts.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will have:

  • explored theories and practice of participatory approaches
  • explored socio-economic inequalities facing marginalised population groups
  • explored different methods and approaches of community engagement and involvement
  • an understanding of the potential and challenges of implementing participatory approaches in given contexts.