University of York

University of York

Public Administration in International Development

The course has been designed to support managers or potential managers of public organisations in developing countries; the course considers the environmental factors (political, cultural, economic) that impact on the work of public managers and the ways in which those factors shape the character of governance and the management and delivery of public policy in these different state forms.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a UK 2.1 or international equivalent in a relevant subject.

Course modules

Module includes: Leading and managing change; conflict and development; policy analysis; managing public finances; theories and policies of development governance; strategic planning; policy report; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A range of scholarships and studentships are available at postgraduate level. Some scholarships are funded by the University (such as the York Master's Opportunity Scholarship) and some are funded by Research Councils, alumni, businesses and charities. Please check with the provider for details.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPA Full-time £ 6,650 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPA Full-time £ 15,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MPA Part-time £ 3,320 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MPA Part-time £ 7,840 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of York York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
01904 323542