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, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSocSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
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Duration 2 years part-time.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is €3,210 (Year 1); €3,210 (Year 2).

The Non-EU fee for this course is Not currently open to Non EU applicants.

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Entry Requirements

- 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 educati...


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You attend the university one day per week (Wednesdays 10am-5pm) for two 12-week terms per year (September to December and January to March) over two years. In addition to this, one module is taught online in Year 1 and student...

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

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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 the...

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 Modules.

Assessments will include group project work, portfolios, essays, etc. and a participatory research project at the end of the second year (There are no exams).
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression

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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 ci...

Further Enquiries Dr. Feilim O'hAdhmaill
Tel. 021 4902228
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