University of Portsmouth
This course provides students with the background knowledge of careers in central, regional or local government, or in organisations in partnerships with governments.
A good Honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. Preferably, applicants will have experience of working in a managerial role in a public sector organisation. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.
Core modules: Dissertation/major project; comparative public policy and administration; public management; public sector strategic management and leading effective change. Optional modules: Practice based knowledge in British public administration; work related learning/independent learning; Europe and the world; contemporary security in international relations: providers and challenges; policies and networks; the governance of the EU; nation and identity in Europe; management of resources, finance and information systems.
These include work-related assignments, extended essays, examinations, assessed presentations, reports, completion of logs and a dissertation or extended piece of work-related research culminating in a management report.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MPA||Full-time||£ 4,600 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MPA||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MPA||Part-time||£ 1,530 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MPA||Part-time||£ 3,830 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Portsmouth||PO1 2UP||South East|
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