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Voluntary Sector Management MSc; Postgrad Diploma

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Cass Business School

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    24 months

Course summary

Follow an advanced route to develop your management and leadership career within the voluntary and community sector.

Overview

Who is it for?

You will have been working in the voluntary, community & charity 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.

Objectives

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.

Assessment methods

The Postgraduate Diploma is offered on a part time basis and is taught over a period of 12 months. The Diploma consists of five core modules plus three specialist pathway modules. The core modules are shared by all five Centre for Charity Effectiveness postgraduate courses.

Upon successful completion of the diploma, you will be given the option to continue to the MSc. This requires completion of the Research Methods for Managers module.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 10,700per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 122 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    179 85%

    7th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    14th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    96th

    71

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