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Voluntary Sector Management MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Voluntary Work Voluntary Organisations: Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is your complete development programme for superior performance in the third sector. You’ll study along a path that blends theory and practice around subjects such as managing people and quality, and leadership and managing change. You will develop a broad knowledge and conceptual base in organisational analysis, leadership and change. During your studies, you will be introduced to practical tools to help improve organisational effectiveness and individual performance in change management. You will also develop a broad knowledge and conceptual base in the field of quality management, people management and the management of multiple stakeholder needs. You’ll also explore the application of practical tools to help implement quality assurance systems in a nonprofit organisation, and theory and tools for managing individual performance.

You will have been working in the voluntary and community sector for at least three years. You may alternatively have gained sound understanding of the sector through trusteeship or some other form of volunteering. This course is ideal for you if you want to follow an advanced route for management and career development opportunities that encourage higher standards of effectiveness within the sector.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

24 months

Start date

OCT-19

Modules

This module represents the starting point for you and the opportunity to learn about the process of learning and establishing plans for learning on the programme. The vital 'Learning Contract' is developed on this module, and forms the basis of the learning throughout the Masters programme. It also offers a perspective on leading public/voluntary sector debates within an historical context, alongside a more enduring understanding of scholarly approaches to the understanding of developments and changes in the relationship between government and the voluntary sector.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,810

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,810

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

All students will be highly motivated graduate-level people who bring a wide range of professional competencies, skills and experience from a wide range of backgrounds. In general we ask for a good first degree, normally an upper second-class honours degree from a British University or a relevant professional qualification: e.g: ICSA; and three or more year’s relevant experience at a senior level. In exceptional cases we will also accept those without a degree but with significant work experience. Provided you have more than three years relevant experience, two professional references are acceptable.

University information

City, University of London is a leading international university and the only university in London to be both committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions. City, University of London has been using education, research and enterprise to transform the lives of their students, their community and the world for over a hundred years. The University is divided into five different Schools: Cass Business...more

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