University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

The Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise provides an introduction to social entrepreneurship and social innovation and develops skills and knowledge in the areas of financial management and funding. This course offers key insights into social entrepreneurship and social innovation as drivers of not-for-profit, community-oriented enterprises. The course is industry-relevant and flexible study modes are typically offered. This course provides managerial skills for individuals seeking to work in the vast and complex areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship as they relate to not-for-profit enterprises. Career options include managing non-government or non-for-profit organisations, policy-makers, senior managers, and chief executives of social economy, community, public and/or third sector organisations.

Designed for

Those who wish to obtain appropriate financial management and funding skills


All students must complete a total of 24 credit points made up of four subjects, comprising two core subjects (12 credit points), and two specialist subjects (12 credit points). The course duration is one year of part-time study.


  • Not-for-profit and social enterprise management

Standard entry requirements

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. Applicants without a degree require eight years' full-time relevant work experience and evidence of a general capacity to undertake tertiary education. The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $17,195 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

Further information

This course was previously called the Graduate Certificate in Community and Not-for-Profit Management. This course is not offered to international students. This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise, the Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise, and the Master of Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise.

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