Taught course

Masters of Public Administration: International Development (online)

University of York · Department of Social Policy and Social Work

Entry requirements

Entry is to the Postgraduate Certificate in the first instance, with participants progressing through Diploma and Masters upon successful completion of the previous stage; professional experience in public service field, a good first degree (if no first degree is held work experience will be considered),

Months of entry


Course content

The course has been designed to support managers or potential managers of public organisations in developing countries; the course considers the environmental factors (political, cultural, economic) that impact on the work of public managers and the ways in which those factors shape the character of governance and the management and delivery of public policy in these different state forms.

*** The deadline for the September 2016 intake is the 24th July 2016. Please note - This programme has changed from being three years in duration to two years. Please contact the Department of Social Policy and Social Work (+44 1904 32 1273) if you have any queries.***

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities, please see: http://www.york.ac.uk/study/international/

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details:


Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 321234