Innovation and Skills for Social Change BA (Hons)

Leeds Beckett University

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    1 (Politics)
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    BA (Hons)

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Course Summary

**Do you want to change the world?** This is a unique course aimed at students who want to develop high-level skills and capabilities to undertake important roles to help transform society. If you are interested in leading and creating projects, innovations and approaches that make a difference to communities locally or around the world, then this course is for you. It will introduce you to a wide range of social issues affecting people globally, such as poverty, inequality, mental health and sustainable development, and you will explore how they affect society, the planet and people's chances in life. You will develop the skills to identify unmet needs and you will learn how to tackle the root causes of social issues, whilst helping communities to develop their capacity to contribute effectively to social change.The course has been created with communities, students and practitioners and will be delivered by speakers who can offer real-world experiences and practice-based learning opportunities. You will undertake live projects every year of the course which will build up your three-year portfolio of experience. These projects are also designed to help to build your personal profile and to make a difference whilst you study. This interdisciplinary course combines subjects including sociology, politics, economics, philosophy, management and enterprise. It will help you to develop a wide range of 21st century skills such as innovation, design, collaboration, marketing, sustainability, digital and tech, debating, social inclusion, public speaking, social skills, critical thinking, training, systems, and leadership. These are global skills which will be useful in many different careers. There are only 30 places available on this course.For detailed information including course endorsements, please visit **www.socialchangedegree.com**

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  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

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64 from two A Levels or equivalent, excluding General Studies

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

Leeds Beckett University transforms the lives and prospects of thousands of individuals and organisations across the city and beyond. This modern, professional university has 24,000 students across two campuses, based in the city centre and in the nearby suburb of Headingley. Students can access great teaching and the latest thinking from research on big issues in society from cybercrime to dementia, on programmes that meet the needs of employers and provide the skills the city region needs.


Headingley Campus

Beckett Park