University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Public Administration

This course explores the subject in detail, covering areas such as public policy research methods; programme management; performance management; partnership and collaboration.

Entry requirements

At least an Upper 2nd Class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent; academic and professional qualifications or industrial experience of the applicant are normally taken into account; 3.5 GPA; 2 references; personal statement. Standard English language requirements apply with the exception of Graduate Diploma students who must have IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any band.

Course modules

Public management and governance in a changing world; leadership in public services; strategic management; managing public money; delivering services and outcomes; public policy research methods; programme management; performance management; partnership and collaboration; governance and participation; managing in a political environment; managing in the information age.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPA On-line study January 2017 - 2 years
MPA On-line study May 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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