London Metropolitan University
The aim of this course is to equip present and future public service practitioners with the skills and understanding needed to play a significant role as 'change agents' within their home professional environments. The programme places great emphasis on: Developing a variety of academic capacities and transferable skills related to public administrationinstilling flexibility of thought and innovation as guiding principles to public sector management and reforms; developing a commitment to lifelong learning and reflective practice in students.
A good Honours degree in a relevant subject discipline. A competence in English. Applicants with lower qualifications but with appropriate and substantial professional work or voluntary experience in a relevant area will be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.
Core modules cover: Strategic planning and change management; comparative public policy; researching public services; public administration dissertation. A range of subject-related optional modules within management, community development and European studies. You have the opportunity to specialise in, for example, health management, development and administration, or project and human resources management.
The course's variety of teaching and learning styles is reflected in the variety of assessment tools employed throughout the course. Within the general principle of mixed mode formative and summative assessment, we use a diversity of assessment instruments: a range of written assignments, such as essays, reports, portfolios, individual or group classroom presentations, and the dissertation. Detailed verbal and written feedback is given on all assessments, and significant tutorial support is given during the dissertation, including bespoke dissertation workshops.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 7,965 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 885 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Holloway||Islington||N7 8DB||South East|
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