Executive Master of Public Administration

 

Executive Master of Public Administration


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course title

MAEXMPUA-01

Executive Master of Public Administration

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is part time only.

3 Master's type

This master's degree is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Admission to candidature

Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the faculty, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants ranked on merit in accordance with the following criteria:
(a)
a bachelor's degree, graduate diploma, graduate certificate or equivalent qualification at an institution approved by the Australia and New Zealand School of Government and graded at a standard acceptable to the Australia and New Zealand School of Government; and
(b)
relevant work experience requirements as determined by the Australia and New Zealand School of Government; and
(c)
satisfaction of the English language requirements, where applicable; and any other minimum standards specified by the Australia and New Zealand School of Government.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the course are set out in the Table of postgraduate units of study: Australian and New Zealand School of Government - Executive Master of Public Administration.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Executive Master of Public Administration, candidates must complete 60 credit points, comprising:
(a)
42 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
a 6 credit point designated finance elective; and
(c)
maximum 12 credit points of elective units of study selected from a list of recommended elective units of study

7 Progression rules

Candidates enrolled in the Executive Master of Public Administration are required to complete GSOG6004 Managing Public Expenditure as their finance elective.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2016. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.