School of Postgraduate Studies

Masters Programmes

PostGraduate Diploma Programmes

  • Lecturing/Teaching Methodology for Lecturers
  • Quality Assurance in Higher Education
  • Supervision and Examination of Students Research Projects
  • PHD/Doctoral Programmes

    Master of Public Administration

    Duration

    Part-Time: (Evening Programme) Eighteen (18) months to 24 months
    Distance Learning: Eighteen (18) months to 24 months.

    Entry requirements

    As a general rule, applicants for Masters Programmes must hold a good first Degree in the relevant field of their desired studies or acceptable professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW, ACA, inter alia. However, a tentative separate system of entry requirements may be devised, in the discretion of the Senate, should an exceptionally deserving case of application arise.

    Course Structure

    Stage 1
    1. GBS541 Quantitative Methods
    2. GBS550 Management Theory and Practice
    3. MPA500 Public Sector Economics
    4. MPA510 Public Sector Accounting and Finance
    5. MPA520 Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration
    Stage 2
    1. GBS780 Human Resource Management and Development
    2. MPA610 Public Budgeting and Finance
    3. MPA620 Local Government Administration and Financial Management
    4. MPA630 Project Management.
    5. MPA640 Public Sector Procurement Management
    Stage 3
    1. GBEPM740 Monitoring and Evaluation  
    2. GBS700 Research Methods
    3. GBS750 Strategic Management
    4. MAF750 Financial Management
    ELECTIVES (Select two):
    1. ECF720 Public Finance and Taxation
    2. MPA730 Public Health Administration
    3. MPA810 International Finance and Monetary Policy
    Stage 4
    1. GBS800 Dissertation