M.P.A. – Master of Public Administration

General

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Program Description

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The M.P.A. has been designed to develop professionals in the public sector, who understand the increasingly complex issues shaping policies and projects at the local and national level, and who have the necessary analytical and managerial skills to apply their knowledge to real-world situations. The Master in Public Administration program equips graduates with the skills, perspectives and understanding needed to function effectively in solving problems and tackling challenges within the wider public sector.

Delivery Mode

Online and through Supported Open Learning

Entry Requirements

  • Regular admission to a Master’s program requires an accredited Bachelor degree
  • Applicants with an accredited Master’s degree will also be considered for entry
  • HND Relevant holders with good relevant work experience (post graduation) may be considered for entry
  • English proficiency (if the Bachelor degree was not taught in English)
  • Updated CV
  • One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business)
  • Personal Statement (minimum 500 words)
  • Copy of passport or ID

Pathway

  • UU-FNT-203-ZM Introduction to Master Degree
  • UU-M.P.A.-7000 Policy Analysis: Frameworks, Approaches and Values
  • UU-M.P.A.-7010 Contemporary Public Policy: Theoretical Perspectives
  • UU-M.P.A.-7020 Public Management
  • UU-M.P.A.-7030 Ethics in Public Administration
  • UU-M.P.A.-7040 Governance and Public Policy
  • UU-M.P.A.-7050 Managing Human Resources in the Public Sector
  • UU-M.P.A.-7060 Strategic Thinking and Planning
  • UU-M.P.A.-7070 Electronic Governance and Statistical Applications
  • UU-M.P.A.-7080 Research Project
  • UU-Msc-IND100-ZM Induction Module
Last updated Jun 2018

About the School

Unicaf University is a pan-African independent, recognised university, combining the best elements of international education, offering high quality academic qualifications.

Unicaf University is a pan-African independent, recognised university, combining the best elements of international education, offering high quality academic qualifications. Read less
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