Social and Community Entrepreneurship

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Social and Community Entrepreneurship

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Management, Peace and Conflict Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course description

    This course aims to introduce students to the interdisciplinary nature of social enterprise by critically examining the contributions of social entrepreneurs to both local and international communities. The course will engage students in analysing a variety of social initiatives carried out by different kinds of organizations ranging from Corporate Social Responsibility of multi-national corporations to small, community-based organizations. The course will explore how the concept of social entrepreneurship applies to both developed and developing countries.

    Learning and teaching methods

    20 hours of lectures (10 x 2 hours)

    Course Texts



    An assignment of 3,000 words (100%)

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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