University of Birmingham: Public Administration

InstitutionUniversity of Birmingham View institution profile
Department School of Government
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The programme aims to provide students with: A rigorous understanding of the key concepts and issues underpinning the practice of public administration internationally; the ability to critically analyse policies, structures and systems of public administration; a thorough understanding of the processes of public policy and management and the factors that may influence the success of failure of public policies; an understanding of how leadership works in a governmental context; a critical understanding of public finance at international, national and sub-national levels.


University of Birmingham


The University of Birmingham is a truly vibrant, global community of staff, students and researchers. As a founding Russell Group member and consistent top 100 university, Birmingham is recognised internationally for excellence in teaching and research and provides the best possible teaching, research facilities and support services to ensure postgraduates reach the peak of their potential.

With over 600 taught programmes and a wealth of research opportunities to choose from, Birmingham has one of the most extensive postgraduate course portfolios in the UK enabling you to work and study alongside world-leading academics in a diverse, multicultural community ...

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