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C07019v6 Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management

Award(s): Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (GradDipNFPSocEntM)
CRICOS code: 032341C
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 48
Course EFTSL: 1
Location: City campus

Notes

This course was previously called the Graduate Diploma in Community and Not-for-Profit Management.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Credit recognition
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise provides skills and knowledge in the human resource and legal aspects of the management of not-for-profit organisations. 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.

Course aims

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

Career options include management of non-government or not-for-profit organisations.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 critically analyse complex theoretical business concepts and apply them in a global context
2.1 use relevant information and data to critically analyse complex issues in not-for-profit and social enterprise management practice
2.2 formulate creative and innovative solutions to complex not-for-profit and social enterprise management issues
3.1 communicate information clearly and fluently in written form appropriate for stakeholders
3.2 use oral communication appropriately in a professional context to convey information clearly and fluently
3.3 interact effectively with others to work towards a common outcome
4.1 evidence understanding of ethical and social responsibility in professional practice and accountablility for related personal outputs
4.2 critically evaluate and apply sustainability principles to decisions in business contexts
5.1 apply broad technical and professional skills effectively within not-for-profit and social enterprise management practice

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.

Credit recognition

Students may be granted a maximum of five subject exemptions, of which two subjects can be approved from prior undergraduate study.

Course duration and attendance

The course duration is one year of full-time or two years of part-time study.

Course structure

All students must complete a total of 48 credit points made up of eight subjects, comprising four core subjects (24 credit points), three specialist subjects (18 credit points) and one elective subject (6 credit points).

Course completion requirements

STM90931 Core subjects 24cp
STM90946 Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise stream 18cp
CBK91017 Electives (Business) 6cp
Total 48cp

Course program

A typical full-time program is provided below, showing a suggested study sequence for students undertaking the course full time, commencing in Autumn session.

Detailed course programs are available at study plan management.

Autumn commencing, full time
Year 1
Autumn session
21937 Managing, Leading and Stewardship   6cp
21919 Business Models and Strategic Planning   6cp
21767 Third Sector Contexts   6cp
21928 People, Work and Employment   6cp
Spring session
21931 Research Skills for Managers   6cp
21778 Fundraising and Resource Development   6cp
21879 Corporate Social Responsibility and Measuring Impact   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp

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, and the Master of Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management (C04288).

Other information

Further information is available from the UTS Business School on:

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