This is an online professional learning course, running for ten weeks from April to June 2018.
As both government and non-government organisations (NGOs) across the globe seek new ways to engage communities in ongoing dialogue concerning service policy, provision and development this new online course on Community Engagement from the University of Edinburgh seeks to:
This course will be of interest to you if:
The online teaching will offer students the opportunity to access podcast lecture inputs and other online materials; gain online access to University library materials via visiting student membership status; engage in on-line discussion forums; be part of an online community offering structured academic support to engage in and critically reflect on real world community engagement tasks.
The course will be coordinated and taught by Dr Margaret Petrie and Vernon Galloway who each have more than twenty years experience of implementing community engagement theory and practice.
The cost of the course is £700.
Students whose first language is not English must show evidence of their English language competence.
To apply for this online course, please complete the online booking form below:
I absolutely loved the course and I will definitely use what I've learned going forward in my career. I particularly enjoyed the on line format, and found it to be so flexible. The input from so many varied professionals from all over the world was invaluable, and has really made me think about different approaches.
I am incredibly happy with the decision to participate in this course and I feel like the facilitators/professors had a sincere investment in the course as well as the students. I felt like I gained more than just academic knowledge, and I am certain that I will be able to directly apply the lessons towards the present and future communities that I serve.
I very much enjoyed this course and will absolutely use what I've learned in my own program.
This course is delivered at Masters level (SCQF level 11) and can be completed as a Career Long Professional Learning course. Successful completion of the assignments on this course will represent 20 credits of a Masters level course and could be used as Recognition of Prior Learning should a participant want to proceed to a Masters level Degree.
This course is an accredited course on the revised Masters in Community Education now called Masters in Education: Learning in Communities.
For more information please contact the course tutors:
Margaret Petrie: email@example.com 0131 651 4788
Vernon Galloway: firstname.lastname@example.org 01312 651 6640