Notes about fees for this course
The fee for the Postgraduate Diploma is GBP 5,850. A deposit of GBP 400 is payable on acceptance of a place and the balance is payable in two instalments, the first on registration and the second in April. For those converting the Diploma to MSc a further GBP 3,150 is payable in the second year.
Students who are sponsored by their employer will need to complete a sponsorship form as part of the application process. An invoice for the full fees will be sent to the employer in October. If the employer is a charity, they can request payment in two instalments by contacting the person named on the invoice. This arrangement allows the charity to spread the fees across two financial years.
There is a growing recognition, that in addition to a common body of knowledge all managers need in order to succeed, there are critical specialist areas for managers which provide a sound understanding of all aspects of their work and a springboard for further career progression.
This postgraduate course is designed for managers working at a senior level in charities and not-for profit organisations who wish to gain a recognised academic qualification.
The charity degree course aims to
Develop a broad, informed and critical understanding of the complex issues surrounding fundraising and strategic planning
Explore the use of marketing as a strategic tool
Examine the importance of fundraising and marketing to an organisation's long-term and sustainable future
Explore the effects of external environment and regulation on fundraising and marketing
Develop skills in the management of resources.
Students should be highly motivated managers and will normally have a good first degree, a related professional qualification or at least three years wholly relevant experience.