Public Administration

Coursework

Public Administration coursework programs at the Graduate School of Government are executive management and leadership programs and are designed for governments, departments, agencies and non-government organisations (NGO) to meet their workforce planning needs.

The courses offered are public sector professional development programs for public sector and NGO managers to develop the right capabilities to become effective leaders in a modern public service or NGO environment. The programs develop leaders with knowledge grounded in policy, public sector management, strategic government and public expenditure management within a whole of government framework.

Contact
Richard Prekodravac
Phone: + 61 2 9036 5232
Email:

Awards and requirements

Please refer to the degree resolutions in this Handbook for information on the specific admission requirements for different coursework award courses.

Graduate Certificate in Public Administration
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Public Administration a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:

  • 12-24 credit points of core units of study; and
  • up to 12 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Public Administration
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Public Administration a candidate must complete 36 credit points, including:

  • 24 credit points of core units of study; and
  • a 6 credit point work based or internship project; and
  • 6 credit points of elective unit of study.

Master of Public Administration
To qualify for the award of the Master of Public Administration a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:

  • 24 credit points of core units of study; and
  • a 6 credit point work based or internship project; and
  • 18 credit points of elective units of study.
Research

Staff in the Graduate School of Government offer research expertise in various areas of public administration. This includes:

  • public sector management
  • public and social policy
  • public sector leadership
  • strategic government
  • public budgeting
  • expenditure management
  • governance
  • federalism
  • political parties and campaign management

Contact
Associate Professor Gaby Ramia
Phone: + 61 2 9036 5236
Email:


Requirements
Please refer to the degree resolutions in this Handbook and to the Faculty Admissions Policy and Procedure for: Doctor of Philosophy: Pathways to admission, for information on the specific admission requirements for different research award courses.