Swinburne University of Technology

With a progressive culture of innovation, industry engagement and social inclusion built over a rich and varied one hundred-year history, Swinburne University of Technology has grown to become one of Australia’s leading education institutions, ranking as one of the top 400 universities in the world - as assessed by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Through the University's focus on personalised education, high-impact research and industry partnerships Swinburne works to create positive change in the lives of students, staff and the community. Through their education and research programs, they also work with industry groups, local organisations and other universities to contribute to the nation’s economic and social objectives.

Centre for Social Impact Swinburne

The Centre for Social Impact Swinburne (CSI Swinburne) is an interdisciplinary research and graduate education centre that strives to create more equitable social and economic systems by working with the people and organisations that make change happen.

CSI Swinburne was established in 2014 to contribute to Swinburne University of Technology’s mission to create social and economic impact through science, technology, and innovation. They form part of the national CSI network; a partnership between UNSW Sydney, Swinburne University of Technology and The University of Western Australia.

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Program Types

Graduate Certificate of Social Impact

The Graduate Certificate of Social Impact at CSI Swinburne is designed for high-performing students who are looking to build skills and advance careers in the philanthropy and not-for-profit sectors, social enterprise and entrepreneurship, and social innovation-facing positions in the commercial and public sectors.

Master of Social Impact

The Master of Social Impact (MSI) at CSI Swinburne is designed for high-performing students seeking to build skills and advance their careers in the growing field of social impact.

Whether working in the philanthropy and not-for-profit sector in managerial roles, the private sector in corporate social responsibility, or government in a policy-making capacity, the MSI provides the core capabilities required to lead people effectively in a rapidly changing social economy and business environment.

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