Britain in the 70s

Ref: C2423239

The course will explore the main social and political events that affected Britain and the rest of the world in the 1970s. It will also explore Britain's changing role in the Cold War world as well as the origins of a 'Decade of Terrorism'

Course aim

The course will provide an overview of the main social and political events that took place in Britain and the rest of the world in the 1970s

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • An understanding of the main political developments in Britain in the 1970s
  • An understanding of the main social developments in the 1970s
  • An understanding of the main feature of President Nixon's administration and how the Watergate scandal led to his resignation
  • An understanding of the main causes of the rising international terrorism and extremism in the world in the 1970s

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

No prior knowledge or reading is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Britain in the 70s

Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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