University of York

University of York

Public Management in the Information Age

This programme is delivered wholly online in fully supported environment and deals with public services in the 'information age' by looking at the impact of new information and communication technologies on public service delivery and democratic accountability. It aims to provide students with a conceptual framework for understanding the relationship between ICTs, public service organisations and the management of change.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd Class (undergraduate) degree or equivalent qualification. Applicants without undergraduate-level academic experience may also be considered if they have sufficient professional background. Professional experience in the public service field.

Course modules

There are three modules: public management and delivery; public policy and management in the information age; leading and managing organisation change.

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
PgCert Distance learning - 1 years

Campus details

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Key information

Online MA Programme Manager
Telephone number: 
01904 32 1273