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MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION BY COURSEWORK (MPA)

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MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION BY COURSEWORK (42 Credits)

INTRODUCTION

The programme synergizes the expertise in political science and public administration of the faculty to develop an interdisciplinary approach in training students to address the challenges of governance, public administration and international relations in the national and regional context. The programme focuses on the fundamental principles, practices and techniques of organisational management related to public institutions. It expose students to relevant theories, and their applications in multidisciplinary fields. The emphasis is on linking theory to research, problem solving skills, as well as professional analysis of a wide range of issues in the areas of policy analysis, public sector management, urban planning design and urban development.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT 

A Bachelor degree with a minimum of CGPA 3.0 or equivalent and sufficient knowledge of public administration or relevant fields.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
 
5 CORE COURSES (30 Credits) 

  • Research Methodology in Public Administration
  • Project Paper
  • Public Administration and Politics
  • Management Theory and Practice
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Fiscal Administration

 
ANY 4 OPTIONAL COURSES (12 Credits): 

  • Administrative Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Quality Management 
  • Malaysian Politics and Governance
  • Urban Management 
  • Social Policy and Development
  • Planning Administration and Community Development
  • Political Communication and Media
  • Globalization and Development
  • Economic Development And Planning

COURSE INFORMATION

PROGRAMME DURATION 
Minimum: 2 Semesters
Maximum: 8 Semesters

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS (For International Applicants)
Minimum TOEFL score of 550 or;
Minimum IELTS overall band score of 5.5

Last Updated: 24/10/2019