Fundraising, Development and Finance, Certificate | Queen Margaret University | Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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Fundraising, Development and Finance

4 months
865 GBP/full
865 GBP/full
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This Fundraising, Development and Finance short course at Queen Margaret University will equip you with a practical understanding of the principles and techniques of fundraising, development, and financial management for cultural organisations.


Fundraising, Development and Finance focuses specifically on understanding and applying distinct approaches required for crafting grant applications for public or charitable funds, and for levering bespoke, authentic corporate sponsorship partnerships. The course underpins these important skills by providing you with a solid foundation in the financial literacy necessary for good governance.

Why Queen Margaret University? 

Our staff have real world experience of working in the cultural sector.All our courses blend theory with practice to ensure you are learning skills you can put to use in your sectorWe have been teaching courses in arts and cultural management for over twenty years.

Programme Structure

On completion of the course you’ll be able to:
  • understand how to communicate your work effectively and successfully through the challenging medium of a funding application;
  • understand the dynamics of corporate sponsorship for arts and culture, and how to balance it with your own mission and values;
  • understand how to generate opportunities for corporate sponsorship and how to communicate your work to this kind of funder;

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 4 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The course is delivered at Master’s level and each applicant must decide if the level of study is suitable for them.
  • Applicants for Master’s level study would usually hold an undergraduate degree or have relevant professional experience that supports study at this level. Applicants that have previously studied outside the UK should check that their qualification has been taught at a suitable level to prepare them for Master’s level study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    865 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 865 GBP for the full programme during 4 months.
  • National

    865 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 865 GBP for the full programme during 4 months.


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