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Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies), Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
University rank #224 (QS) ,
This Master of Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies )offered at Queensland University of Technology course is designed to extend your real-world philanthropy and nonprofit studies knowledge and skills.


Why choose Master of Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies )offered at Queensland University of Technology  course?

You will build skills and knowledge relevant to the specialised third sector and core content is framed by the international Nonprofit Academic Centers Council curriculum.

In undertaking this study area you will also acquire knowledge and skills that are critical to nonprofit management, such as problem solving, creative thinking, negotiation, ethical practices, stakeholder communication, teamwork, leadership, networking, funding and information management. You will also benefit from being part of an active research centre, ACPNS, which is engaged in current research across nonprofit law, accounting, social enterprise, governance, philanthropy, fundraising and other areas.

Real-world learning

Developed in consultation with industry, our programs incorporate real-world case analysis, activities and workplace projects. You will also benefit from meaningful connections with industry leaders and practitioners as they share their insights into essential skills and attributes needed for professional practice.

You will learn how to exercise creativity, independent judgement and critical reflection, to plan, design, adapt and implement strategies and solutions that contribute to real world business practice and research.

Possible careers

  • CEO Nonprofit Organisation
  • Fundraiser
  • Philanthropic Trust Officer

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Management for Philanthropic and Nonprofit Organisations
  •  Fundraising Development Principles
  •  Fundraising Development Techniques
  •  Introduction to Social Enterprise
  •  Philanthropic and Nonprofit Frameworks of Governance
  •  Legal Issues for Philanthropic and Nonprofit Organisations
  • Ethics for Philanthropic and Nonprofit Organisations

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Sem 1 Off shore deadline application - 27.01.2020
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      1.5 - 2 years
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      • 3 - 4 years
      • Part- time option is available only for domestic students
  • Credits
    140 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS- 085448J

As part of QUT's application for admission process, you will be automatically assessed for the 1.5 year program.  If you wish to be considered for the 2 year program only, please indicate this on your application form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31700 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    27200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27200 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Next year fee National: $28,400
  • Next year fee International:$33,100

Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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