Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course reflects best practice, current issues and emerging trends in not-for-profit and social enterprise, and has been designed for individuals who are passionate about social innovation and social justice, enabling them to develop innovative solutions that have social impact. The course is particularly relevant to policy-makers, senior managers, and chief executives of social economy, community, public and/or third sector organisations. It also applies to those seeking to apply business and management principles to help a wider range of organisations - governments, businesses and social ventures - thereby creating economic and social value concurrently. This course offers advanced insights into social entrepreneurship and social innovation as drivers of not-for-profit, community-oriented enterprises. Career options include managing non-government or not-for-profit organisations, working in the field of corporate social responsibility, or in government, particularly in roles that work with community or not-for-profit organisations such as: social and community welfare; environment advocacy; arts and culture; fundraising; education; international aid and development; professional associations and unions.
Those who wish to obtain appropriate management skills
All students must complete a total of 72 credit points made up of 12 subjects, comprising four core subjects (24 credit points), a specialisation in not-for-profit and social enterprise management comprising five subjects (30 credit points) and three elective subjects (18 credit points). The course may be completed in one-and-a-half years of full-time or three years of part-time study.
- Not-for-profit and social enterprise management
Standard entry requirements
- 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. If the previous qualification is not in a related field, applicants require a minimum of two years' relevant work experience. Applicants with a relevant graduate certificate must have completed it with at least a credit average. The English proficiency requirement for international students or 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.
Students may be granted a maximum of eight subject exemptions, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study.
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This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management, the Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management, and the Master of Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management.