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Short Course


This programme is built around the concept of a learning community and students are encourage to use the excellent new facilities of the Students Union and also the Library to continue to engage in their studies out of the classroom. All modules are delivered via our new online ‘live’ classroom where students can log on live to the lesson from anywhere in the world.


Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: 1 Year
Campus: Burnley
Start Date: Start dates are varied

Course overview

This course is underpinned by a critical analysis of effective mentoring partnerships and how it is applied in diverse, changing and challenging settings.

The aims of the module are:

  • To explore the key components of the mentoring process
  • To identify the skills involved mentoring
  • To develop awareness of effective action plans and goal setting
  • To explore Mentoring Projects in the community
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Academic expertise

Wajid Khan
Senior Lecturer in Community Leadership
School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Wajid Khan currently works as a Senior lecturer and Course leader for the MA in Community Leadership Programme. Wajid co-authored both the undergraduate and post graduate degree programmes in Community Leadership. Wajid is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Wajid has devel...

Dr Ridwanah Gurjee
Principal Lecturer
School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Ridwanah - known as Riz - is Academic Lead for subjects in Community Leadership and Children, Schools and Families. Riz also leads the International activities within the school and has developed her specialism of peer mentoring, globally, with UCLan Students and young people fr...


This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

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