Taught course

Public Administration - International Development

University of York · Department of Social Policy and Social Work

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The Masters of Public Administration is an internationally recognised qualification acting as the public service equivalent of an MBA.

This interdisciplinary online course equips professionals with the knowledge and skills to analyse, influence and implement development policies and programmes. Drawing from approaches used in different countries, you will learn how to analyse and influence multi-stakeholder policy processes; and lead development projects, programmes and organisation.

Designed for development practitioners in governmental, non-governmental and international organisations this online course prepares you to meet the challenges of development in complex and demanding contexts. Throughout your time studying with us, you'll benefit from our strong and comprehensive support.

The design of the course and the support provided mean that you will be able to balance the requirements of your studies with your work and other responsibilities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPA
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

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