Voluntary & Community Sector Management

University College Cork


Course Name Voluntary & Community Sector Management
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE75
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSocSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 9 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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Duration It recruits every two years (for a start in September of every even number year).

Students attend the University one day per week. Some of the modules may be delivered in blocks of five days and/or over long weekends.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Have at least a second class honours in an approved primary degree

Normally have a minimum of two years recent and relevant work experience (e.g. practitioners/managers in youth work, play work, community work, community education, the community ...

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Course Content

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The Masters in Voluntary and Community Sector Management provides education, training and skills in managing/coordinating voluntary and community organisations. As such, the course will contribute to the ongoing professional developme...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules (90 credits):

Part I - Year 1

Students take 40 credits as follows:
GV6112 The Third Sector and the State (5 credits)
SS6600 Principles, Values and Practice in the Voluntary and Community Sector (5 credits)
SS6606 Social Policy and t...

Assessment Method


Assessment will be by continuous accumulative assessment over the twelve modules. Each module has different assessment criteria and for specific module related information please consult the relevant module in the current online Book of...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information

The course is intended to enable community and voluntary sector workers to further develop their expertise, professional management capabilities and analytical understanding of the relationship between the state and ...

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