Taught course

Public Management

Institution
University of Birmingham · School of Government and Society
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

The normal admission requirement for our other taught postgraduate programmes is a good first degree or an equivalent professional qualification.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

Our MSc in Public Management will provide you with an opportunity to develop your understanding of governance and the challenges of improving performance and co-ordinating public services with governmental processes.

This programme provides an opportunity for you to develop your understanding of public sector governance and the challenges of improving performance and co-ordinating public services and governmental processes. You will reflect on the changing demands affecting public organisations locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, building your knowledge base, leadership skills and self-confidence.

Who is the programme for?

OThis programme will build knowledge, skills and confidence for careers in the public service, government and associated sectors. It is for experienced practitioners from the public and voluntary sectors and also those wishing to embark on a career in public service. The programme adopts a comparative context and is appropriate for UK based and international students.

Information for international students

  • IELTS 6.5 with no less that 6.0 in any band
  • TOEFL: 88 overall with no less than 21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) including online: PTE Academic 67 with no less than 64 in all four skills
  • Cambridge English (exams taken from 2015): Advanced – minimum overall score of 176, with no less than 169 in any component

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Sarah Smith
Email
s.e.smith.2@bham.ac.uk