For decades, Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) at City, University of London has been leading non-profit management education and research. We offer five master's degrees, a range of professional development programmes for charity and NGO professionals, and we are home to two dedicated charity research centres.
Targeted toward the senior managers and nonprofit leaders of the future, this unique suite of master's degrees and professional development programmes provide deep insights and learning across specialist disciplines, with full understanding of the management and leadership competencies necessary to equip you to meet the challenge of leading effectively in the contemporary nonprofit environment.
Established over 30 years ago the Centre for Charity Effectiveness at Bayes Business School leads in the nonprofit and philanthropy sector in the UK. ETHOS: The Centre for Responsible Enterprise is a leading centre responsible enterprise with a focus on responsibility, sustainability, and governance.
Our master's and professional development programmes equip you to become a leader in the non-profit sector, in charitable, voluntary and third sector organisations.
You’ll join one of the largest groups of charity learners in Europe on your chosen charity programme in London. Explore all aspects of charity management, including governance, marketing, fundraising and finance. Build a peer network to support you in your future work.
Your charities master's will increase your employability and give you greater flexibility in your future career. You could move into a more senior or leadership role in your current organisation. Or use your charities degree to find a new position in a different organisation. Our charities graduates have also become consultants and advisors, and taken the step from commercial to not-for-profit.
How to get started in philanthropy
Working in Philanthropy involves attracting supporters and deciding how to make use of their support, alongside keeping an organisation running from day-to-day.
How to work for a charity organisation
Learn more about how to develop a career within the charity sector. Understand the third sector and where your role in the "non-profit" sector might be.
Why study Charity at City?
Located in the heart of London’s vibrant financial district and on the doorstep of Tech City.
Our Business Library is based on the first floor of Bunhill Row. The library primarily supports postgraduate students while undergraduate collections are based at the Northampton Square Library.
As part of the University of London, City students have access to Senate House Library.
The Business School based in Bunhill row is a state-of-the-art facility for our business master's students.
- NGO Management MSc Postgraduate taught degree
- Charity Marketing and Fundraising MSc Postgraduate taught degree
- Philanthropy, Grantmaking and Social Investment MSc Postgraduate taught degree
- Voluntary Sector Management MSc/PGDip Postgraduate taught degree
- Charity Accounting and Financial Management MSc Postgraduate taught degree