Diploma in Fundraising - Virtual Delivery (Starting 12th March 2024)
There are a series of four work-based assignments which are based on every-day work experiences and expectations. They are also designed to support your development in your role and in the growth and success of fundraising in your workplace. You will also be required to sit an Open Book Exam. To help you plan your studies the exam date, assignment deadlines and teaching sessions for this course are below. Information on the assignment requirements and further information on the Open Book Exam can be found in the Course Handbook.
Pre-course work is required before the start of each module to ensure students are fully prepared for their teaching sessions. Each module is made up of teachings sessions and a tutorial via Zoom. Students are expected to attend all live teaching sessions and tutorials.
In addition to the teaching sessions and tutorials, there are approximately 400 hours of self-directed study to complete this qualification.
It is recommended that you make a note of the key dates for each module as well as the assignment deadlines and Open Book Exam before booking onto the qualification.
We’re keen to ensure you are ready to undertake this qualification. Please consider the following questions before booking:
This qualification focuses on developing in-depth knowledge of fundraising practice and contains some elements of leadership and strategy. It is designed for those whose roles are concerned with developing practice, leadership, and strategic approaches in fundraising. As a guide you have a minimum of three years fundraising experience with a minimum of eighteen months in a paid position. You will also be actively engaged in a managerial or leadership role that includes fundraising. You will be employed in an organisation at present who will support you to complete the assessments for the course.
The Diploma course is equivalent to a Level 5 programme and is similar in level and assessment to the second year of a traditional full-time degree.
Please be aware that we will ask for your supporting organisations details and we may contact them.
If after reading the above, you feel that this is the correct qualification for you, we look forward to welcoming you to the course. If it’s not clear or you think that there is a situation you would like us to consider or you’d like to talk to us about your application please do not hesitate to contact us.