Management ((M.A.)
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M.A. Management in Private and Church-based Social Welfare Organisations

Graduates demonstrate theoretically-based, applications-orientated management skills in private and church-based social welfare organisations. Knowledge gained from Social Sciences, social legislation, and the field of Economics, as well as ethical and theological considerations, are linked to skills in strategic project and organisational development. Graduates will complete a research project in the field of the social and health sector, demonstrating competence in critical self-reflection and communication skills. The program includes training in teamwork and cooperation as well as engaging a creative approach to diversity.

Official Duration of Programme (Standard Period of Study): 2 years / 120 CP (ECTS) (full/time)

Approximately 30 students will be admitted per year.

Modules include:

  1. The framework and principles of Social Welfare management
  2. The legislative basis of management in private and church-based social welfare organisations
  3. Social Welfare administration
  4. Business studies for Social Welfare enterprise
  5. Management of Social Welfare institutions
  6. Personnel management
  7. Organisational and personnel development
  8. Community organizing
  9. Practical research project
  10. Concluding MA thesis