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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview


Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Aileen Ackland

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Teacher Training (TT) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • ED3012 Broadening Professional Boundaries (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Varying definitions of community work and community development Competing theoretical perspectives, aims and objectives and their link to context Current and recurrent debates and discourse Examples of practice from a range of international contexts Evaluation of the relevance of differing strategies for contemporary and local contexts 'Glocalisation' in relation to community work and community development practice. Interactive enquiry with a peer student or worker in another country

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt:

  1. Multi media presentation to be delivered to and evaluated by peers/tutors (50%)
  2. E-journal reflecting on the dialogue with a peer in a different international setting (50%).

Criteria for evaluation of the multi-media presentation are agreed between tutor and student(s) in order to ensure relevance to the purpose and target audience, which may include peers in a work setting and/or student peers. Results of this evaluation, the presentation and the e-journal are tutor assessed for a CAS mark against the learning outcomes for the course. NB The BA Hons Community Learning and Development is a vocational programme approved from 2010-2015 as meeting the professional requirements of the Community Learning and Development Standards Council for Scotland. As such all practice elements must pass for the candidate to obtain a CAS grade for any course

Resit: Resubmission of failed elements of assessment

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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