London Metropolitan University

Course Introduction

The aim of this course is to equip present and future public service practitioners with the skills and understanding needed to play a significant role as 'change agents' within their home professional environments. The programme places great emphasis on: Developing a variety of academic capacities and transferable skills related to public administrationinstilling flexibility of thought and innovation as guiding principles to public sector management and reforms; developing a commitment to lifelong learning and reflective practice in students.

Course Modules

Core modules cover: Strategic planning and change management; comparative public policy; researching public services; public administration dissertation. A range of subject'related optional modules within management, community development and European studies. You have the opportunity to specialise in, for example, health management, development and administration, or project and human resources management.

Course Additional Entry

A good Honours degree in a relevant subject discipline. A competence in English. Applicants with lower qualifications but with appropriate and substantial professional work or voluntary experience in a relevant area will be considered. All applicants must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the English language.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £11,700  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,965  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £885  Credit module. First year home fees