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University of the West of Scotland: Masters in Public Administration (MPA)

Institution University of the West of Scotland
Department Education and Social Sciences
Telephone 0800 027 1000
Study type Taught


The new Masters in Public Administration (MPA) is designed to equip modern public managers and policy-makers with the skills they need to make a decisive contribution to contemporary governance and policy.

The programme is delivered jointly between the School of Media, Culture and Society and the School of Business and Enterprise, combining a rigorous social science focus on governance, public administration, public policy and politics with a strong grounding in public sector management and strategy. Study topics include Managing Public Services, Research Methods, Comparative Governance and Public Administration, Strategic Planning and Performance, Global Crisis Management or Power, Politics and Civil Society and Policy Analysis & Practice.


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