Common Purpose: Global Citizenship Online Course


All DMU students are eligible to apply for this opportunity. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.


How will you take a stand on the global issues you are passionate about?

Global Citizenship is an experiential online course through which you will develop skills and competencies needed to thrive in the 21st century, whilst learning more about the UN Sustainable Development Goals, enabling you to play an active role in advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. You will complete a series of experiential activities, offline tasks and reflections, and hear from inspiring future and current senior leaders across the world.

The three-week course offers nine hours of learning that you can complete at your own pace alongside100 DMU peers. It includes visual media, facilitated discussions, quizzes, exercises and thoughts from senior leaders and students from across the globe.

As a result of the programme you will be:

  • Equipped to take rapid action on the Sustainability Development Goal that you chose
  • Able to step outwards and collaborate with diverse networks
  • Ready to challenge preconceptions and better inform people’s perspectives
  • Better equipped to operate across hierarchies
  • Better prepared to live and maintain your values and integrity

Global Citizenship micro-credential
Upon successful completion of the course, you can earn the ‘Global Citizenship’ micro-credential, demonstrating to the world that you’ve developed the skills to tackle complex global issues. This can be display on your LinkedIn page and in your digital backpack.

Key Information

  • Application deadline: Monday 26 October 2020 9am
  • Start: Monday 9 November 2020
  • Finish: Monday 30 November 2020
  • Cost: Free