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C07019v7 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

Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Recognition of prior learning
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 a broad overview of the not-for-profit sector and is designed 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.

The course provides an avenue for students to gain theoretical and practical skills needed to operate within the not-for-profit sector. The course is industry-relevant and flexible study modes are typically offered.

Course aims

The Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management is suitable for students wanting to strengthen their understanding of not-for-profit management. The course provides theories, models and practical case studies in order to understand the complex nature of the not-for-profit sector and socially driven work.

Career options

Career options include managing not-for-profit organisations or social enterprises, 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, fundraising, education, international aid and development.

Course intended learning outcomes

1.1 Apply advanced knowledge of not for profit management concepts and practices, including Indigenous perspectives, to inform professional practice in national and international contexts
2.1 Apply critical thinking skills to develop options that respond to community, Indigenous and professional needs within a not for profit 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 Apply principles of law, ethics and sustainability, and Indigenous protocols for the use of cultural material as managers
5.1 Apply professional knowledge, including Indigenous business values, and technical skills within not for profit 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.

Recognition of prior learning

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

Students must complete a total of 48 credit points made up of eight subjects, comprising one core subject (6 credit points), six specialist subjects (36 credit points) and one elective subject (6 credit points).

Course completion requirements

21900 Business Literacies and the Future 6cp
Select 42 credit points of options: 42cp
CBK91840 Elective (Not-for-profit and Social Enterprise)6cp 
21881 Advocacy and Social Change6cp 
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise6cp 
21939 Event Creation Workshop6cp 
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits6cp 
21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits6cp 
21879 Measuring Social Impact6cp 
21817 Volunteer Management6cp 
Total 48cp

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
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise   6cp
21817 Volunteer Management   6cp
21881 Advocacy and Social Change   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
Spring commencing, full time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
21879 Measuring Social Impact   6cp
21939 Event Creation Workshop   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
21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
Autumn commencing, part time
Year 1
Autumn session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise   6cp
Spring session
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
21879 Measuring Social Impact   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21817 Volunteer Management   6cp
21881 Advocacy and Social Change   6cp
Spring session
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
Select 6 credit points of options   6cp
Spring commencing, part time
Year 1
Spring session
21900 Business Literacies and the Future   6cp
21778 Fundraising and Revenue Streams for Events and Not-for-Profits   6cp
Year 2
Autumn session
21767 Contemporary Contexts for Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise   6cp
21817 Volunteer Management   6cp
Spring session
21879 Measuring Social Impact   6cp
21939 Event Creation Workshop   6cp
Year 3
Autumn session
21881 Advocacy and Social Change   6cp
21882 Legal Issues for Sports, Events and Not-for-Profits   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
Business (Postgraduate)