As such, this programme is uniquely placed to help you prepare for the challenges and opportunities of a career in public administration and management. The MPA degree is an internationally-recognised and well-regarded postgraduate qualification specifically designed for the public service managers and leaders of tomorrow.
What you will study
- Comparative Government
- Contemporary Public Services
- Financing Public Services
- Policy Analysis
- Leadership and Strategic Management
- Applied Policy Research
Plus 2 modules from
- Values and Ethics in a Democratic Context
- Managing People
- Public International Law
- International Trade Organisations
- International Economics
- International Human Rights
- Global Civil Society
- EU Public Policy or Social Welfare
This course is ideal for students who possess a good honours degree in a relevant subject area, such as politics, social sciences or law. Other qualifications and experience will be considered for entry, subject to the University's judgement that you have a reasonable expectation of being able to fulfil the requirements of the award.
All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.
Fees and bursaries
Fees are set for the entire course, which is normally completed over 1 year.
Entire course - £5,460 for session 2009/10
Entire course - £6,800 for session 2009/10
How to apply
All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online.
If you are a UK/EU student and would like a paper application form or further information, please email email@example.com.
If you are an International Student and would like a paper application or further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.