Graduate Diploma in Public Administration - 738AA
|Location:||UC - Canberra, Bruce|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline(s):||Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis|
|English Language Requirements:||Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0|
The Graduate Diploma in Public Administration is a course designed for graduates who wish to deepen their knowledge in the area of public administration and to develop the capabilities of those seeking to be top-level managers in the public sector, in particular. The course also emphasises a strategic approach to management to equip managers with the skills and insights required to manage change in the increasingly complex public sector. Students are required to combine four core units (18 credit points) with two elective units (6 credit points). This allows for the development of a professional body of knowledge plus some flexibility to construct a program around particular interests, such as human resource management.
- Prospective International Students
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
- Current and Commencing Students
- In person Faculty of Business, Government and Law student support area (Building 11, Level B, Room 27 - Reception counter) or Email BGLCourseConveners@canberra.edu.au
- Prospective Domestic Students
- Email email@example.com or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Applicants must have a degree or equivalent as approved by the University's Admissions Committee.
Additional Admission Requirements
Not less than 2 years of relevant work experience prior to admission.
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
- Graduate Diploma in Public Administration (24 credit points)
- Required - Must pass 12 credit points as follows
Restricted Choice - Must pass 12 credit points from the following
- Or other Graduate or Postgraduate Level units approved by the Course Convener.
- 6232 - Development Management PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6234 - Economics for Managers G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6236 - Gender & Organisations PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6238 - Human Resource Management G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6239 - Identity Politics & Public Policy PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6254 - Management Dissertation PG - 6 cp, Level P
- 6255 - Management Ethics PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6256 - Management Project PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6257 - Management Theory & Practice G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6259 - Managers & the Law G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6264 - Organisational Behaviour G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6270 - Research Methods PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6278 - Strategic Public Management PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 7548 - Sociology of Technology and Work G - 3 cp, Level G
- 7775 - Leadership in Contemporary Organisations PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 7776 - Managing Change and Innovation PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 7777 - Organisational Performance G - 3 cp, Level G
|Graduate Diploma in Public Administration||GradDip PA|
|Graduate Certificate in Public Administration|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing
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- Public Administration G (8556) - 3 cp, Level G
- Three Restricted Choice Units- 9 cp
- Managing Government Finance G (6260) - 3 cp, Level G
- Public Admin at the Interface PG (8558) - 3 cp, Level P
- Public Policy PG (6268) - 3 cp, Level P
- Three Restricted Choice Units- 3 cp
- Semester 1
- Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing
Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.
Unit Delivery ModesDelivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.
This course is closed to new admissions from Semester 2, 2014. Please contact the Faculty via the enquiry details below for further information.
The course is designed for graduates who wish to deepen their knowledge in the area of public administration to develop the capabilities of those seeking to be top-level managers in the public sector, in particular.
Special Class Delivery Details
The course is taught using a combination of flexible delivery with traditional teaching methods comprising lectures, tutorials and workshops. A number of units are available in intensive mode.
Standard two semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum eight semesters.
Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)
The Graduate Diploma in Public Administration is subsumable into the Master of Public Administration.The Graduate Certificate in Public Administration is subsumable within the Graduate Diploma in Public Administration.
- 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
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- 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
- 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
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