St Mary's University, Twickenham

Course Introduction

The programme will provide an in'depth grounding in charity governance and finance, and will provide options in the 2nd year which can be tailored towards individual needs. Participation in the programme will enable students to: demonstrate an awareness of social, political, economic, and technological issues affecting charitable organisations; identify and demonstrate an understanding of key issues in charity management; complete a dissertation based on a project relating to a particular interest in the area of charity management; acquire knowledge and understanding of the ethical issues relating to charity management.

Course Modules

Modules include: governance and management; charity finance and investment; marketing and fundraising; strategic management; international non'governmental organisations (INGO); social entrepreneurship; charity and the law; research methods and dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

At least a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK or overseas university or equivalent or have a satisfactory level of working experience within the charity sector. Consequently, mature students with managerial experience but with limited educational qualifications will be considered. Applicants should preferably be working for a charitable organisation (paid or unpaid), but this is not a requirement and all applications are evaluated on a case'by'case basis.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,100  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)

Full Time
PgCert

Part Time
PgCert

Full Time
PgDip

Part Time
PgDip