ATS2086 - Leadership for social change 2 - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Chief examiner(s)

Dr Mathias Sutherland Stevenson


Dr Mathias Sutherland Stevenson

Unit guides



  • First semester 2019 (On-campus)




This unit is a core unit for the Bachelor of Global StudiesBachelor of Global Studies (


In this unit students will build on the work of Leadership for Social Change 1. Students will compare and contrast a range of solutions to local and global challenges affecting young people in different historical, linguistic, cultural, and geographical settings, focusing especially on developing an understanding of social change and leadership across a range of contexts. They will develop the skills necessary to critically engage with a range of sources and practical contexts relating to leadership and social change, drawing on a variety of disciplinary approaches and real world contexts. In the workshops students will be encouraged reflect on, then critically engage with, specific social change issues in relation to the themes of youth, community and conflict.


Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. gain critical knowledge of a range of solutions to local and global challenges
  2. learn to identify and critique specific disciplinary approaches
  3. develop skills in adopting and adapting strategies for ongoing, effective critical reading of academic work
  4. build on and further develop skills in collaborative and independent research
  5. build on and further develop skills in written and oral communication.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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