Offered in conjunction with University College Cork, NOTS are providing 40% Skillnet funding for eligible members for the Master of Science (MSc) in Co-Operative and Social Enterprise in 2020.
If you are interested in pursuing or developing a professional or voluntary career in the co-operative or social enterprise field, the MSc in Co-operative and Social Enterprise is designed with you in mind.
It is a part-time course taken over one or two calendar years. The MSc is delivered online / via distance learning, and comprises eight taught modules and a dissertation.
Core Modules (30 credits)
- Co-operative and Social Enterprise
- Research Methodology
- Social and Co-operative Entrepreneurship
- Co-operative and Social Enterprise Governance
- Education and Marketing for Co-operatives and Social Enterprises
Optional Modules (30 credits)
Select any three of the following:
- Innovation and Enterprise in Financial Co-operatives and Mutuals
- Community Co-operatives and Social Enterprises
- Worker Co-operative Strategies
- Co-operative Food Processing and Supply
- Social Enterprises and the Developing World
- People Management in Member-Based Organisations
- Leadership and Change Management in Co-operative and Social Enterprises
Dissertation in Co-operative and Social Enterprise (30 credits)
- You will complete a 15,000–30,000-word Dissertation in Co-operative and Social Enterprise.
Further details on the content and modules are available on the Postgraduate College Calendar on UCC website.
NOTS Funding Rate/Cost of the course through NOTS:
Please note you must apply directly to UCC and get accepted onto this course before you apply through NOTS.
The full price is €6000, (€3000 per year less 40% Skillnet funding – which leaves the cost for successful NOTS applicants at €1800 per year). Places and NOTS funding are limited, and enrolment is on a ‘first come, first served’ basis so we encourage you to register as soon as you can.