University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Public Administration

This highly distinctive dual Masters programme allows you to study advanced political and public administration at the School of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Leeds and the School of Politics and Public Management, East China University of Political Science and Law. You will spend the first year studying one of the POLIS MAs in the UK, followed by a year in Shanghai entering the second year of the MA Public Administration, graduating with two Masters degrees. It will enable to you explore international perspectives on political systems, public administration and policy making. It is ideal for those who wish to make a major impact and contribution to global society.

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree in the UK, a 75% overall average in China, or an equivalent is required in a relevant subject area. IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in all components.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: to be completed from degree programmes. Optional modules: Africa in the contemporary world; american foreign policy; contemporary politics of the middle east; developments in british politics; european defence and security analysis; global inequalities and development; global politics of health: power and inequity; international political theory; policing post-conflict cities; political economy of resources and development; political theory in action; the rise of china. Compulsory Modules, year 2: chinese language (level 1 and level 2); chinese culture; public management; constitution and administrative law; contemporary social and economic issues and administration; contemporary chinese government and politics; social practice and discussion.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0113 343 6843