Residential at the college

This course will look at key areas of activism, from the history of activism to key figures who played a part in advocating change. Learners will examine social, political and economic reform and the impact this can have on society.

You will gain an understanding of activism, reform and human rights.


27th June 2022 - 29th June 2022  (3 Days - 2 Nights)



3 day (2 night) residential courses cost from £0 - £50 depending on your income


Level 1 

Learning Outcomes

Conflict - Advocacy and change

What is activism

History of activism and key activists in history

Types of activism

  • Political – protest and change
  • Social – social movement and its types
  • Reform – economic and socio-economic reform
  • Reform – environmental - Sustainable development goals
  • Human rights – what is freedom and liberty
  • Role of the media in activism – positive and negative

Who is this course for?

This course would benefit anyone who is interested in community activism, or those who are considering re-engaging with education.


You can choose to have a look at more specific courses in our Social Justice and Community course area or other social science short courses.