Introduction to Community Development EDUC1056

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes
  • Available to Erasmus Students: Yes

Short Description

This course introduces students to a range of community development theories, approaches and practices.


6 weekly meetings of 4 hours

Requirements of Entry


Excluded Courses



1. Students will write a 2000 word assignment (100%)

Course Aims

To provide an Introduction to Community Development Theory and Practice.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

The student will
1 Describe and understand a range of theoretical community development approaches

2 Explain what Community Development is

3 Understand the values and principles of community development

4 Present work according to academic conventions

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

80% attendance

Each element of the course assessment must be passed