MA in Public Administration – 12 months


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MA in Public Administration – 12 months

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MA in Public Administration (MPA) programme provides learners who are involved in public sector to acquire a knowledge about the nature, role and development of the public sector and latest trends in its evolution.

You will study three aspects of public administration:
●The policy process, within which public services are developed.
●The organisational and human context through which public services are delivered.
●The wider social, economic and political environment that shapes public service demands and constraints.

Learners will also learn how to analyse complex public management problems, lead change effectively, and develop ability to manage through networks and partnerships.

The programme is taught in two stages including core modules which will focus on helping the learners to grow as a competent and reflective practitioner, both in the current role, and in preparation for more demanding roles in the future. The final stage consists of 12000 word dissertation along with a programme manager and your supervisor who will be with you every step of the way.

Key facts about

100% Online: Study online with the UK’s leading online course provider.
Global programme: Study anytime, anywhere using your laptop, phone or a tablet.
Study material: Comprehensive study material and e-library support available at no additional cost.
Payment plans: Interest free monthly, quarterly and half yearly payment plans available for all courses.

Why Online?

  • Cost effective – Typically UK Degree starts from GBP £18000 per annum, but with online study, you can enjoy saving more than 60% on your educational investment.
  • Practical Content – The coursework is immediately applicable to the careers, and you can earn long-term gains including increase in salary and promotions
  • Study anytime, anywhere – You don’t have to attend a College campus, so you can study from anywhere in the world. You can download & submit assignments.
  • Assessments – Assessment is via assignment submission

Who is this course for?

Learners who are seeking to progress to higher education to take a Bachelor’s degree course in Management. Learners could also progress directly to employment.

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    The programme is available in two duration modes:

    12 months

    18 months

    Course Delivery


    Entry Requirements

    The Learners must possess:
    ● Level 6 Award/Diploma or a bachelors degree or any other equivalent qualification
    ● 5 years or more of work experience in case you do not hold any formal qualification
    ● Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.

    Course Content

    You will typically complete this course in 12-24 months. It has a two stages:

    This is a 2 stage programme, which leads to combined total of 180 credits.

    Stage 1 (Level 7 Diploma stage – 120 credits)
    ● Managing and Leading in the Public Sector (20 credits)
    ● Public Service Reform and Innovation (20 credits)
    ● Policy and Politics – Theory and Analysis (20 credits)
    ● Managing Public Finance (20 credits)
    ● Managing Public Sector Projects (20 credits)
    ● Advanced Research Methods (20 credits)
    [Successful completion of Stage 1 leads to progression to Stage 2]

    Stage 2 (University stage)
    ● Dissertation Project
    [Successful completion of Stage 2 leads to award of Degree by the university]


    The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.


    Stage 1 (Delivered by LSIB):
    The programme involves delivery through on-line Learning Management System (LMS). This stage leads to award of Level 7 Diploma in Public Administration. The total credits earned will be up to 120 credits.

    Stage 2 (Delivered by the University / awarding body)
    On completion of the diploma programme you progress / Top up with Degree through a UK University for progression to the MA in Public Administration degree. Stage 2 is delivered via distance learning by faculties from the University. The total credits earned will be at least 60 credits.

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