Master of Social Entrepreneurship

Macquarie University

Just like business entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs often dubbed pragmatic visionaries seek to build strong and sustainable organisations. But rather than focus on conventional business pursuits such as revenues and profits, social entrepreneurs first and foremost take into account a venture's positive return to society. Whether you're a social entrepreneur, leading a not-for-profit organisation, managing corporate social responsibility (CSR) or sustainability within a business entity or governmental department, this course Australia's first masters in social entrepreneurship willempower and equip you to address complex societal and environmental needs, and lead social change in innovative ways. KEY FEATURES This course will be of interest to those who are passionate about social justice, creating social impact and assuring environmental sustainability while making a profit. Offered by Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) and Macquarie University, this is a management course with a social responsibility focus. You can choose to study from a wide range of specialty units across MGSM and Macquarie, tailoring your studies to your interests and expertise. You'll learn how to successfully develop and manage enterprises that have social impact. You'll develop the skills to conceive, innovate and implement projects to solve social and environmental issues. SUITABLE FOR This degree is designed for social entrepreneurs and people with work experience in a social enterprise. The program is also designed for individuals working on social issues within government agencies and departments and people who are working within (or seeking to work within) the not-for-profit sector.

At a Glance

Course level Postgraduate
CRICOS Code 083808F
Institution Name Macquarie University
Campus Location North Ryde
Institution Type University
Course Duration 1.5 years - 2 years depending on RPL granted
Course University Macquarie University

About Macquarie University

Established in 1964, Macquarie University began as a bold experiment in higher education. Built to break from traditions: to be distinctive, progressive, and to be transformational. Today our pioneering history continues to be a source of inspiration as we celebrate our place among the best and brightest minds.

 

Recognised internationally, Macquarie University is consistently ranked in the top two per cent of universities in the world* and within the top 10 in Australia.Our research is leading the way in ground-breaking discoveries. Our academics are at the forefront of innovation and, as accomplished researchers, we are embracing the opportunity to tackle the big issues of our time.

 

Led by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor S Bruce Dowton, Macquarie is home to five faculties. The fifth and newest – Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences – was formed in 2014. We are also home to some of Australia’s most exceptional facilities – hubs of innovation that unite our students, researchers, academics and partners to achieve extraordinary things.The Macquarie story,Our commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples,Strategy and initiatives Governance,Faculties and departments,Offices and units Job opportunities Our campus Campus services and facilities News and events Contacts and maps.

 

 

  • Research
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