Leadership & Management in the Community & Voluntary Sector

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Leadership & Management in the Community & Voluntary Sector
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 5931
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Proposed Start Date:
September 2019 (subject to sufficient demand).
Duration Part-time over 2 academic years (1 day per week over 4 semesters).

Class delivery day:
Normally Friday Class contact hours: Normally approx. 6 hrs per week (varying in some semesters).
Course Fee

Expand+€3,500 per year.
All Taught Postgraduate students can avail of three payment options:
Option 1: 100% on registration.
Option 2: 50% on registration and 50% by the 15th January.
Option 3: By Instalment Plan – Signed and Agreed with the Grants & F...

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Financial Support

Expand+SUSI Grant
Students enrolling on postgraduate programmes may be entitled to financial assistance under the Student Grant Scheme. To see if you are eligible for a Grant please click on the following link https://susi.ie/eligibility/postgraduate-stude...

Entry Requirements

Expand+A relevant honours degree with a minimum of second class honours 2.2.
A primary honours degree AND at least 3 years relevant experience Participants of the programme are also expected to be managers of projects, programmes or organisations and a...


Master of Arts in Leadership and Management in the Community and Voluntary Sector (Level 9). It is proposed to offer an Embedded Award of a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts in Leadership and Management in the Community and Voluntary Sector...

Course Content

This programme is designed to equip experienced community and voluntary workers with the knowledge, skills and insight required to be effective managers in non-profit settings in the context of a changing community and voluntary sector environm...

Subjects Taught

Year 1
• Contemporary Management for Social Care and Community
• Communication and Networking in the Community and Voluntary sector
• The Changing Landscape of the Community and Voluntary sector
• Leading and Managing in t...

Assessment Method Participants will be assessed through a mixture of continuous assessment and examinations.
Further Enquiries For further information:
Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 0504 28112
Email: Flexible@lit.ie

For academic queries:
Contact: Bridget Kirwan
Email: bridget.kirwan@lit.ie