London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This course aims to develop practising managers and professionals to work in and respond to an ever'changing and challenging public sector, and the increasing need to work and manage across sectors. It seeks to equip middle and senior managers with relevant current knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to effectively and efficiently manage the changes in the public sector environment and in public policy.

Course Modules

Core Modules:Leadership, public management and governance; Public policy and the managerial environment; Managing through critical research; Managing people and HRM in the public sector; International public management, policy and governance. Specialist Units: Managing within a regulatory framework; Equality and diversity in the workforce; Policy'making in action; Strategic management in the public and not for profit sectors; Public sector entrepreneurship; The practice of management consulting in the public sector; Social enterprise; Law and ethic for healthcare managers; Leadership in health services; Reflecting on public service; Current quality issues in health service management; Commissioning and procurement in health and social services; Ethical leadership in international public services; Dissertation,

Course Additional Entry

Normally a good honours degree or equivalent, usually a 2.2 grade, or above, or a duly recognised post'graduate diploma, or successful completion of CMI diploma level 5, for example, in Leadership and Management. Professional experience is not required. All candidates must have competence in English at IELTS level 6.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Part Time
MPA £4,200  Academic year. First year home fees