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Master of Social and Community Leadership

  • Masters (Coursework)

This masters degree is designed with curious and committed practitioners in mind. Build skills and knowledge to advance your practice, as well as social and community change.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
18 months full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jul, Mar
Domestic Fees
$9,461 per year

About this course

This masters degree is designed with curious and committed practitioners in mind. Build skills and knowledge to advance your practice, as well as social and community change. The programme is grounded within a strong social justice framework. You will develop advanced skills and approaches in leadership, social innovation, programme design implementation and evaluation. These will help you to lead, innovate and evaluate for social change. This 180-point programme is flexibly designed to suit those working full-time or part-time in community, government, not-for-profit and social good sectors, as well as graduates from a range of disciplines.

Study locations

Epsom

Course structure

Research Masters 180 points

  • Two core courses (30 points total): Innovation, Design and Evaluation (SOCCLEAD 706) and Leadership, Ethics, Systems (SOCCLEAD 703)*
  • A Research Methods course (30 points)
  • Thesis (90 points)

This programme is designed for flexibility, to suit those working full-time or part-time.

It comprises the core courses from the Postgraduate Certificate in Social and Community Leadership, plus a research methods course and a 90-point research thesis project. The thesis project can be focused on a need or opportunity within the community or something relevant to your workplace. The project will give you real-life, in-depth experience as you build strong research, investigative and evaluative abilities. You will learn how to use research to increase and improve social and community leadership.

You will have the guidance and support of an experienced supervisor throughout your research.