Public Administration

Coursework

Public Administration coursework programs offered by the Graduate School of Government at the University of Sydney are public sector professional development programs designed for governments (local, state, federal), departments, agencies and non-government organisations (NGO) to access in order to develop their workforce.

They are executive management 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 expenditure management and strategy 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 budgeting
  • expenditure management
  • federalism
  • public sector management
  • strategic government
  • international and cross-national public and social policy, and
    governance of employment and human services.

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.