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UCL (University College London): Public Administration and Management

Institution UCL (University College London) View institution profile
Department Political Science
Web https://www.ucl.ac.uk
Study type Taught

Summary

The MPA programme in the Department of Political Science offers an applied, problem-based approach, blending new theoretical developments and practice, with a view to managing public policies domestically and overseas. The MPA aims to provide participants with the practical tools and the academic knowledge that public policy managers need to implement effectively and successfully achieve their agendas.

The MPA offers a balanced coverage of a wide range of public administration topics, with a strong focus on managing public services and leadership skills. Participants are exposed to public affairs challenges usually faced by public organisations, or related non-profit and private firms. The programme's curricular structure and real-world fieldwork opportunities foster the managerial skills needed to meet today's greater demands for accountability and success from public, non-profit, and private organisations. Examples of some themes of focus include:

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of two core modules (60 credits), four optional modules (60 credits), and a dissertation (60 credits).

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MPA in Public Administration and Management.

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