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Social Impact

Swinburne University of Technology

Master Blended
18 months
Duration
37480 AUD/year
31920 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Social Impact (MSI) at Swinburne University of Technology is designed for high-performing students seeking to build skills and advance their careers in the growing field of social impact.

Overview

Whether working in the philanthropy and not-for-profit sector in managerial roles, the private sector in corporate social responsibility, or government in a policy-making capacity, the Master of Social Impact (MSI) at Swinburne University of Technology provides the core capabilities required to lead people effectively in a rapidly changing social economy and business environment. The foundation units address social investment and philanthropy, social entrepreneurship and innovation, creativity and design, and corporate responsibility and accountability. Graduates also acquire specialist knowledge in evaluation and impact measurement, social entrepreneurship, and advanced real-world experience in strategic philanthropy and social venture development.

Career opportunities

Graduates will be expected to have the technical skills and wider community perspectives in grant-making, fund-raising, program design and corporate social investment that will enhance their skills as donors and/or equip them to work in the corporate, professional, public and community sectors.

Graduates may seek employment as managers, trustees, advisers, investors, fundraisers and social entrepreneurs across NGOs, government, businesses and corporations, nonprofit, philanthropic and related private sector agencies that provide and manage grants and/or raise funds.

Aims and objectives

The Master of Social Impact (MSI) is designed for high-performing students seeking to build skills and advance their careers in the growing field of social impact. Whether a social entrepreneur, working within the philanthropy and not for profit sector in a management or innovation role, in the private sector in corporate responsibility and social innovation, or in government policy dealing with complex social issues, the MSI provides core capabilities required to lead people effectively in a rapidly changing social economy and business environment. The foundation units address social investment and philanthropy, social entrepreneurship and innovation, creativity and design, and corporate responsibility and accountability. Graduates also acquire specialist knowledge in evaluation and impact measurement and social entrepreneurship and advanced real-world experience in strategic philanthropy and social venture development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Responsibility and Accountability 
  • Social Impact: Entrepreneurs and Social Innovation 
  • Social Investment and Philanthropy 
  • Leadership for Social Impact 
  • Evaluation and Impact Measurement 
  • Strategic Philanthropy 
  • Social Venture Development 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

150 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 095609C

  • A recognised bachelor degree in any discipline PLUS a minimum of three years equivalent full-time relevant professional experience or
  • successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Social Impact 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37480 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    31920 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31920 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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