University of York
Public Administration in International Development
This practical programme is suitable for those working in or with public services and has been designed to support the current modernising agenda. The programme is taught entirely online which allows plenty of flexibility; the course offers a portfolio of modules which have been designed to meet the challenges of contemporary public management; participants undertake modules that are commensurable with the international modernising civil services agenda
Entry is to the Postgraduate Certificate in the first instance, with participants progressing through Diploma and Masters upon successful completion of the previous stage; professional experience in public service field, a good first degree (if no first degree is held work experience will be considered), IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).
There are 3 compulsory Certificate Stage - three compulsory modules: social and political issues in development; governance and public administration; policy analysis and process. Diploma Stage - three compulsory modules: leading and managing organisational change; strategic planning; the economics of public service reform. Masters stage - either one module and 12,000 word independent study project or two optional modules and a 6,000 word project: organisational learning and performance; public policy and management in the information age; globalisation and social policy; project management; using evidence in social policy.
Written assignment at end of each taught module with an Independent Study Project to close the programme. All assignments are submitted electronically.
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||Fee||Course duration|
|MPA||Online study||£ 11,310 per Whole course (home fees)||3 years|
|MPA||Online study||£ 11,310 per Whole course (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PgCert||Online study||-||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|