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Master of Public Administration (MPA) (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
London
English
January 2021
Virtual open day
3/10/2021
Virtual open day
3/31/2021
Virtual open day
6/4/2021
Virtual open day
6/15/2021

Program description

Master of Public Administration (MPA) (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Our Master of Public Administration (MPA) MA course is a well-established and prestigious Program aimed at those who aspire to begin or enhance a public service or voluntary sector career in public services, non-for-profit sector, government agencies or social impact-focused private and social enterprise organisations.

Our Master of Public Administration (MPA) MA aims to equip you with the applied and professional skills needed to manage and affect change within your professional environment.

In particular, the Program places great emphasis on:

  • Developing a variety of academic capacities and transferable skills in public administration and managementinstilling flexibility of thought and innovation as guiding principles to public service design and transformation
  • Developing a commitment to lifelong learning and reflective practice

This course would be suitable for you if you’re a graduate working in public services and want to develop expertise in policy analysis, service transformation and design, capacity strengthening, institutional development and general and strategic management of public organisations. If you're a manager (or want to become one), our course will help you learn how to understand, analyse and manage change, as well as plan, assist and monitor effective implementation in complex and uncertain political and institutional environments in your sector.

You'll undertake an intensive year of professional and academic development of the highest standard. This includes the option of a work placement with an organisation from our wide network of public and voluntary sector employers.

Admission requirements

You will be required to have:

  • A good honours degree in a relevant subject discipline

If you have lower qualifications but appropriate and substantial professional work or voluntary experience in a relevant area, your application may still be considered.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • International Public Administration Project
  • Introduction to Contemporary Public Administration and Governance
  • Researching Public Services
  • Understanding the Policy Process
  • Public Management and Public Finance
  • Strategic Planning and Change Management
  • International Administration and Development
  • Interprofessional Practice
  • Managing Teams
  • Project Management
  • Public Service Design and Innovation
  • Public Service Placement

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £8,950 per year
  • International students: £13,250 per year

Career opportunities

Our recent graduates have gone on to find roles in the central governments of Romania, Poland, Bangladesh and more. They can also be found in executive agencies and local government branches of the British government, as well as in a wide range of voluntary sector organisations in the UK and abroad.

You’ll be able to apply for a host of public administration job opportunities on graduation

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About this institute

London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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Contact info

London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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