Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton Explore the challenges of power relations, participation and citizen engagement, and what it means to facilitate change processes in pursuit of social justice.
Designed for experienced practitioners and social activists, the MA combines coursework with work-based learning and action research.
You will critically reflect on your own practice, deepen and enrich it by learning about different concepts and debates related to power, participation and social change. Further, you will develop your analysis and facilitation skills to engage critically and constructively with change processes at various levels.
A core component of this degree is the four-month period of work-based action learning for which students attach themselves to a host organisation or social process. Students examine their own practice and that of the host, and seek to apply their learning to the benefit of the host.
Duration: One year full-time or two years part-time.
The academic year commences in September.
Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Brighton, United Kingdom