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C04371v2 Master of Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (Extension)

Award(s): Master of Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (MNFPSocEntM)
CRICOS code: 096873A
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 96
Course EFTSL: 2
Location: City campus

Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Pathway course
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Master of Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise (Extension) 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 justice, enabling them to develop innovative solutions that have social impact. With this in mind, the program includes subjects that seek to develop an understanding of the not-for-profit sector and the unique skills needed to effectively manage organisations that have a social purpose at their heart in both Australian and international contexts.

This course aims to produce graduates with professional competence in the specialist area of not-for-profit and social enterprise management. In addition, high-level general management competencies needed to develop or manage complex organisations involved in the production of social good are developed.

The course has a strong focus on professional practice, including two innovative capstone subjects – Industry Research Capstone or Internship Experience Capstone – which allow you to work either on or with contemporary industry issues and opportunities.

The additional elective subject choices provide an opportunity to specialise more deeply in the not-for-profit and social enterprise fields and further enhance students' management skills, professional practice, specialist knowledge and capabilities.

Course aims

The course provides theories, models and practical case studies in order to understand the complex nature of not-for-profit organisations including grant writing, fundraising, volunteer management, advocacy, and the skills to measure social impact. Students also develop an understanding of the social economy and its economic and political context, and are introduced to ways of thinking systematically about the challenges facing society while developing innovative solutions to address these challenges.

Career options

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 in areas such as social and community welfare, environment advocacy, arts and culture, fundraising, education, international aid and development, professional associations and unions.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Synthesize advanced knowledge of complex business concepts and practices, including Indigenous perspectives, to inform professional practice in national and international contexts
2.1 Apply critical thinking and advanced analytical skills to develop creative solutions that respond to community, Indigenous and professional needs, and advanced analysis of intersecting contemporary challenges within a not-for-profit organisational context
3.1 Construct and employ effective and empathetic multi-media communications for a diverse range of audiences
3.2 Interact with colleagues and stakeholders to work effectively in teams and deliver agreed project outcomes
4.1 Critically evaluate and apply principles of law, ethics and sustainability, and Indigenous protocols for the use of cultural material as managers
5.1 Apply advanced professional knowledge, including Indigenous business values, and technical skills empathetically within dynamic not for profit management contexts

Admission 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.

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.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Pathway course

Students who do not meet the requirements to gain entry into this course may be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (C11024), or the Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (C07019). Satisfactory completion of the UTS Graduate Certificate, or satisfactory completion of the UTS Graduate Diploma, allows students to articulate into the Master of Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (Extension).

Recognition of prior learning

Students may be granted a maximum of eight subject exemptions, of which four core subjects may be approved from prior undergraduate study. For more information about the application process, see How to Apply for Recognition of Prior Learning.

Course duration and attendance

The course may be completed in two years of full-time or four years of part-time study.

Course structure

Students must complete a total of 96 credit points made up of 15 subjects, comprising ten core subjects (60 credit points), four electives subjects (24 credit points), and either Industry Research Project or Internship Experience (12 credit points).

Course completion requirements

21900 Business Literacies and the Future 6cp
21854 Problem Solving, Creativity and Solution Setting 6cp
21856 Career and Portfolio Planning 6cp
21881 Advocacy and Social Change 6cp
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise 6cp
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits 6cp
21879 Measuring Social Impact 6cp
21817 Volunteer Management 6cp
21939 Event Creation Workshop 6cp
21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits 6cp
STM91383 Management Capstone stream 12cp
CBK91839 Elective (Not-for-profit and Social Enterprise) 24cp
Total 96cp

Course program

A typical course program is provided below, showing the recommended study sequence to ensure completion of the course within the expected duration.

Not all subjects are offered every session.

Refer to the Timetable Planner for confirmation of availability.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21854 Problem Solving, Creativity and Solution Setting   6cp
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
21879 Measuring Social Impact   6cp
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21817 Volunteer Management   6cp
21881 Advocacy and Social Change   6cp
21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21856 Career and Portfolio Planning   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
21890 Industry Research Project 12cp  
26799 Internship Experience 12cp  
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21854 Problem Solving, Creativity and Solution Setting   6cp
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise   6cp
21817 Volunteer Management   6cp
21881 Advocacy and Social Change   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring session
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
21879 Measuring Social Impact   6cp
Select 12 credit points of options   12cp
Year 3
Autumn session
21856 Career and Portfolio Planning   6cp
21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
Select 12 credit points from the following:   12cp
21890 Industry Research Project 12cp  
26799 Internship Experience 12cp  

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (C11024), the Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (C07019), and the Master of Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (Extension).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

telephone 1300 ask UTS (1300 275 887)
email
business@uts.edu.au
Business (Postgraduate)