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Leadership & Management for the Community & Public Sector

Programme Description
This programme enables students the opportunity to build a knowledge base and personal capacity in leading and managing change, governance and legislative compliance, organisational and operational management and advancing the organisation along with developing strong leadership, analytical and research skills. This postgraduate programme combines weekend seminars and workshops with online learning activities and self-directed study.

Entry requirements

• A primary Degree (min 2:2) OR equivalent academic credits
• At least two years of experience working or volunteering in the community, voluntary or public sector is strongly recommended.


2 - 3 years Part-time.

Number of credits

Masters Degree
Successful completion of all 6 modules (90 ECTS)
Exits available with Postgraduate Certificate (3 modules, 30 ECTS) or Postgraduate Diploma(5 modules, 60 ECTS)

Further enquiries

Dr Maria Gallo
Programme Coordinator
Centre for Lifelong Learning
St. Angela’s College
Lough Gill, Sligo

T: +353 (0) 71 9143580

Subjects taught

Module/Subject Titles include
The spring session is the annual Spring Leadership Institute (3 full days of sessions)

• Introduction to Governance & Legislative Compliance (10 ECTS)
• Organisational & Operational Management (10 ECTS)
• Advancing the Organisation (10 ECTS)
• Leadership and Management in the Community, Non-Profit and Public Sector (15 ECTS)
• Advanced Research Methods (15 ECTS)
• Dissertation (30 ECTS)

Assessment method

The programme assignments combine reflective learning practices, case study analysis, management skills development (e.g. briefing documents, presentations) along with a Masters dissertation.

Enrolment and start dates

This programme is open for applications for students to commence modules at ANY time of the year. (Autumn session- Sept/Oct start; Winter session- Jan start; Spring session- May start).

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