UNSW Sydney

UNSW is one of the country's leading research and teaching universities.

Established in 1949, it is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and is renowned for the quality of its graduates and world class research.

UNSW is a founding member of the Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research-intensive universities - and of the prestigious international network Universitas 21.

Centre for Social Impact UNSW

The Centre for Social Impact UNSW (CSI UNSW) was first established in 2008 and is part of a national collaboration with Swinburne University of Technology, Flinders University and The University of Western Australia.

Together, the four universities form the Centre for Social Impact. Our purpose is to catalyse positive social change, to help enable others to achieve social impact and we do this through transformational research and education that is rigorous and purpose-driven.

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2022 Course Schedule

Download CSI UNSW's 2022 Course Schedule for the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact, Graduate Diploma in Social Impact and Master of Business Administration specialising in Social Impact.

For information on how to apply, fees or program structure at CSI UNSW please visit the UNSW Business School website or contact CSI UNSW's Student Experience Team: csistudents@unsw.edu.au or +61 2 8936 0990.

Program Types

Governance for Social Impact

In partnership with AGSM @ UNSW Business School, the Centre for Social Impact's 2-day Governance for Social Impact course will be run face-to-face in 2021.

The executive education course - designed for Board Directors and leaders - facilitates an examination of the social impact ecosystem and the importance of leading effective social impact governance.

Graduate Certificate in Social Impact

The Graduate Certificate in Social Impact at CSI UNSW is a pathway to social impact that lays the groundwork for future study and career options. Learn the dynamics of the social economy and how business, social enterprise, government, foundations and community organisations can work together.

Graduates move toward a rewarding career in social impact or further study to develop expertise in systemic change or business administration.

Graduate Diploma in Social Impact

The Graduate Diploma in Social Impact develops socially-responsible leadership abilities in private, public and social sector professionals. Graduates create social and environmental value and drive innovation in dynamic, cross-sector social landscapes.

Graduates will gain advanced skills in corporate social responsibility, philanthropy and social venture development.

Masters of Business Administration (Social Impact)

The MBA (Social Impact) at UNSW Sydney is an agile business administration and social impact program for experienced professionals interested in acquiring advanced knowledge, frameworks and best practice to lead sustainable and systemic change.

Masters of Commerce (Global Sustainability & Social Impact)

The Masters of Commerce (Global Sustainability & Social Impact) at UNSW Sydney strengthens your Commerce major with a second specialisation - providing practical strategies, tools, and techniques to develop new businesses, and advise business on developing social impact, corporate responsibility thinking and resilience to change.

Undergraduate Courses

The Centre for Social Impact's undergraduate courses at UNSW are for anyone interested in creating social change, and are designed to complement existing studies.

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