Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Public Services Management

This programme (MSc Public Services Management) allows managers to pursue a particular management issue in depth through independent and individual research; this is then translated into effective management practice, alongside the development of crucial research skills for underpinning evidence based practice; the course emphasises and supports joint development opportunities to facilitate inter agency working and it also provides an arena to network with like minded professionals in the public service field; students complete 10 core modules across the programme.

Entry requirements

A Postgraduate Diploma in Public Services Management or equivalent and current/recent experience of employment in a managerial role; CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy) qualified applicants can enter subject to the completion of 1 Diploma module; IELTS 6.5 (min reading and writing score 6.0)/TOEFL 560 (min writing score 5)/TOEFL iBT 83 (min writing score 24).

Course modules

Certificate: the public services manager; managing people and performance; managing performance and quality of public service delivery. Diploma: strategic analysis and financial management; action for partnerships; strategic leadership and organisational change (option); financial management and performance measurement (option); contemporary issues in public management. MSc: methods for management research and projects; public management research project.

Assessment methods

Students are assessed by completing a project proposal, conference report and research project.

Sponsorship information

Employers or other independent funding.

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Nottingham NG1 4BU East Midlands

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