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Our MA in Community Leadership is a unique course developed and inspired by people who work within communities as activists and change makers. Based at our Burnley Campus, you’ll be part of a leadership learning community, sharing experiences and best practice, and benefitting through a powerful, peer-led programme.You’ll learn from staff who are all practitioners and internationally recognised in their fields. They’ll share their knowledge on a peer to peer basis and support you to develop new
Our MA in Community Leadership is a unique course developed and inspired by people who work within communities as activists and change makers. Based at our Burnley Campus, you’ll be part of a leadership learning community, sharing experiences and best practice, and benefitting through a powerful, peer-led programme.
You’ll learn from staff who are all practitioners and internationally recognised in their fields. They’ll share their knowledge on a peer to peer basis and support you to develop new and innovative solutions to current issues.
This course is taught at our Burnley Campus in Pennine Lancashire. You’ll benefit from small class sizes and a friendly, supportive learning environment.
Why study with us
You’ll use the philosophy of Paulo Freire to take new theoretical concepts and critically challenge them within your communities.
You’ll also use and explore management concepts developed by community educator Mary Parker Follett (1868 to 1933); a woman whose ideas were seen as ahead of her time and which are hugely relevant today.
A qualification in Community Leadership can lead to a senior role in the third sector, the public sector, governance and politics, and at an international level.Our graduates have gone on to enjoy successful careers in local politics, education, youth work, business development, local government and public sector, law and management.
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading, modern university based in the centre of Preston. Offering innovative, world-leading research and real-world practicality to inspire students, the university provides a high-quality experience in modern surroundings.
UCLan received a silver award in the Teaching Excellence Framework, and offers over 200 taught and research postgraduate courses across a range of subjects. There’s a community of 20,000 students from over 120 countries, including 5,000 postgraduate students and 700 research students. As well as the main campus in Preston, the university has additional sites in Burnley, Cumbria and Cyprus.
UCLan’s impressive state-of-the-art facilities include a 24-hour library with over 700 computers, and a sports centre complete with a fitness suite and sports halls.