Taught course

Public Administration (MPA)

Institution
Ulster University · Faculty of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MPA

Entry requirements

Normally a UK second class honours degree, or better, in any discipline or the equivalent of this for international students. Additionally, applicants should normally have gained at least 3 years’ relevant work experience in a supervisory or managerial position.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is the ideal programme for anyone working in a managerial or governance role in the public, voluntary or community sectors, who is keen to reach the next step in their career.

Designed to improve quality across the public services, this innovative course will enhance your leadership skills and effectiveness, ensuring you stand out in a competitive labour market.

Internationally-recognised, high quality research shapes our teaching. Throughout the programme, you will benefit from the extensive expertise of the academic team, as well as significant input from leading practitioners from across the civil service and public services.

We expect course participants to be drawn from the public, voluntary and community sectors both locally and internationally. Administrators, managers and professionals from a wide variety of organisations are likely to find this course to be of immense benefit.

Information for international students

The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification and course duration

MPA

part time
20-24 months
full time
10-12 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Gordon Marnoch
Email
gj.marnoch@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 28 9036 6184