Community Organising MA Queen Mary University of London

Community organising is about bringing people together to achieve change through political action. The first of its kind in the UK, this programme will take you to the heart of community-led action in the East End of London. Joining Citizens UK – the country’s largest and most diverse broad-based alliance and the power behind the Living Wage campaign – you will experience community organising as well as achieve an advanced understanding of the theory, history and practice of the movement in the wider context of contemporary social, political and economic change.

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Joining Citizens UK – the country’s largest and most diverse broad-based alliance and the power behind the Living Wage campaign – you will experience community organising as well as achieve an advanced understanding of the theory, history and practice of the movement in the wider context of contemporary social, political and economic change. The programme is led by Professor Jane Wills, with Lord Maurice Glasman (London Metropolitan University) and Neil Jameson (Executive Director of Citizens UK).

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This programme:

  • provides you with the intellectual and practical training required to work as a community organiser, or in a related field
  • offers you five months’ experience as a community organiser with Citizens UK, or an ongoing placement with your current employer
  • introduces you to a range of voices – including academic, activist, local authority and charity – to bring you the reality of issues being faced in communities and the campaigns undertaken around them
  • flexible study options make it ideal for those already working in the sector, as well as those looking to expand their knowledge and experience.
QMUL offers a range of scholarships and bursaries. Please visit the area Postgraduate - Funding & Support of our website for up-to-date information
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