Taught course

Public Administration - Executive

Institution
London South Bank University · Business, Computing and Information Management
Qualifications
EMPA

Entry requirements

  • Honours degree or equivalent, 2.2 grade, or above, and a minimum of three years managerial experience,usually but not exclusively, in the public sector or a duly recognised post-graduate diploma and a minimum of three years managerial experience, usually but not exclusively, in the public sector.
  • Mature candidates who are not able to offer any of the above may be considered, but must have relevant professional experience and at least five years managerial experience in the public sector, and be able to demonstrate an ability to achieve the required standard.
  • Exceptionally candidates who do not have public sector managerial experience but have relevant managerial experience and relevant academic or professional qualifications may be considered.

MPA or MPA (Health Service Management).

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Executive Masters in Public Administration (XMPA) reflects changes in the public sector and not for profit environment. It explores developments in service provision, at a strategic level as well as critical analysis of Government policy. It supports the Government's commitment to provide lifelong learning and the skilling, training and development of public managers to achieve this. To this end it engages in changing styles of public management theory and practice as well as in the evolution public administration and the requirements of managers to develop the skills and knowledge to manage cross sectorally and inter-sectorally.

The XMPA will develop your academic and vocational skills, equipping you for the next stage of your career in the public or nfp sector and as a manager able respond to an ever-changing and challenging environment. You'll gain relevant current knowledge, skills and understanding to enable you to work effectively given the changes in the public sector environment and in public policy.

Information for international students

All candidates must have competence in English at IELTS level 6.5.

Fees and funding

Please see the postgraduate funding page for more details.

Qualification and course duration

EMPA

part time
30 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Office
Email
course.enquiry@lsbu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7815 6100