Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

Students will examine the ideological foundations and historical impact of social movements and key individuals in the struggle for human rights and human well-being. Specific attention will be given to the following: the British anti-slavery movement 1787-1833; the civil rights movement in the U.S.A.; the struggle against apartheid in South Africa 1950-1994; first-wave feminism and the movement for women’s suffrage in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Teaching Strategies

Unit offerings

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.