Master of Public Administration / Master of Management - 972AA
|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 combined Masters degrees in Public Administration and in Management provide broadly-based skills for those intending to develop a career in management in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.
The Master of Public Administration 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. 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.
The Master of Management course is designed to provide managers and those who will become managers with the necessary skills to be effective in the rapidly changing context of work and organisations. The course allows for a solid theoretical and professional foundation in strategically managing human and physical resources plus the flexibility to construct an elective program around particular interests.
- Prospective Domestic Students
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
- Prospective International Students
- Email email@example.com 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
Applicants must have a degree or equivalent as approved by the University's Admissions Committee and not less than two years of relevant work experience.
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
- Master of Public Administration / Master of Management (48 credit points)
Required - Must pass 30 credit points as follows
- 6238 - Human Resource Management G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6260 - Managing Government Finance G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6261 - Marketing G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6264 - Organisational Behaviour G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6268 - Public Policy PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6277 - Strategic Management PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 7775 - Leadership in Contemporary Organisations PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 7776 - Managing Change and Innovation PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 8556 - Public Administration G - 3 cp, Level G
- 8558 - Public Admin at the Interface PG - 3 cp, Level P
Restricted Choice - Must pass 18 credit points from the following
- Or other units at Graduate or Postgraduate Level approved by the Course Convener.
- 6234 - Economics for Managers G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6240 - Industrial Relations G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6255 - Management Ethics PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6256 - Management Project PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 6259 - Managers & the Law G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6270 - Research Methods PG - 3 cp, Level P
- 7548 - Sociology of Technology and Work G - 3 cp, Level G
- 7777 - Organisational Performance G - 3 cp, Level G
|Master of Public Administration||M PubAdmin|
|Master of Management||M Mgt|
|Graduate Certificate in Public Administration||Graduate Diploma in Public Administration||Master of Public Administration||Master of Management|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing
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- Semester 1
- Semester 2
- Semester 1
- Marketing G (6261) - 3 cp, Level G
- Three Restricted Choice Units- 9 cp
- 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.
Closed to new admissions from semester 2, 2014. Please contact the Faculty via the enquiry details below for further information.
Special Class Delivery Details
Courses are 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 Objectives||Graduate Qualities|
|Attainment of skills for the effective management of public, private and not-for-profit organisations;||.|
|Development of theoretical and practical frameworks for professional practice as a manager and leader;||.|
|Understanding of the context and implications of change in contemporary organisations, both nationally and internationally.||.|
Standard: 4 semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum: 12 semesters.
Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)
The Graduate Certificate in Public Administration and the Graduate Diploma in Public Administration are both subsumable into this course.
- 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
- 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
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