Martin Luther King Jr. & The Civil Rights Movement Diploma Course

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Martin Luther King Jr. & The Civil Rights Movement Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement shaped modern history as we know it. The impact is visible around the globe, in social policies, educational systems, developments in housing, and other areas.

Deepen your understanding of one of the most notable periods of American history. Absorb information that will help critical and analytical thinking. Become better informed about changing political climates and the past's effect on the future.

Sometimes overlooked by other civil rights courses, we'll examine the societal impact of the American Civil War. Giving you a firm understanding of the basis on which the Civil Rights Movement stood.

We'll explore the strikes, protests, riots, sit-ins, and freedom rides that ended segregation. Here, this civil rights course covers such notable events as the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Little Rock Nine, and the March on Washington. We will also learn all about the most vital civil rights figures of the 20th century. Covering Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, and many more.

In this online civil rights course, we will analyse Martin Luther King’s overall involvement in the movement and in particular campaigns. We'll learn about his assassination, the conspiracies that followed, and several legal achievements adopted after his passing.

Finally, we will discuss how the Civil Rights Movement in the United States inspired fights for human liberties around the world.

By studying this civil rights course, you will learn about:

  • The causes and instigation of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Notable events of the movement
  • Vital civil rights figures of the 20th century
  • Martin Luther King Jr. – his contributions to the movement and his assassination
  • The legacy left by Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.
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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Overview of the US Civil Rights Movement (1954–1968)
  • Part 2: The American Civil War
  • Part 3: Reconstruction Era
  • Part 4: Segregation
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Overturning Segregation
  • Part 3: Emmett Till’s Murder
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Early Life
  • Part 2: Early Adulthood
  • Part 3: Family Life
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Rosa Parks
  • Part 3: Subsequent Events
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Integrating an Arkansas School
  • Part 2: Little Rock Nine
  • Part 3: Aftermath
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Sit-Ins
  • Part 2: Albany Movement
  • Part 3: Freedom Rides
  • Part 4: Voter Registration Organising
  • Part 5: Birmingham Campaign
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: I Have a Dream Speech
  • Part 3: Aftermath
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Malcolm X
  • Part 2: St Augustine Movement
  • Part 3: King’s Support in Other Areas
  • Part 4: Riots
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: Aftermath
  • Part 3: Conspiracy Theories
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: United Kingdom
  • Part 3: United States
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This online civil rights course is designed for those seeking to learn more about American history. In particular, the Civil Rights Movement and its contributions to society.

Those with interests in history, social sciences, humanities, or human rights will enjoy the course. As will those wishing to understand the past's impact and significance on the present.

Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC and the "I Have a Dream" marker
Accreditations

The Martin Luther King Jr. & The Civil Rights Movement Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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