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Graduate Diploma in Public Administration - 738AA

Course Code: 738AA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis
UAC Code: 880210
CRICOS Code: 054180M
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Introduction

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.

Enquiries

Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
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 International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

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.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Graduate Diploma in Public Administration GradDip PA

Alternate Exit Awards

Graduate Certificate in Public Administration

Typical Study Pattern

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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 Modes

Delivery 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.

Graduate Employment

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.

Course Duration

Standard two semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum eight semesters.

Honours

Not applicable

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.

Offerings

  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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