Master of Philosophy (Public Administration)

This is a rigorous 2-year programme aimed at providing advanced public administration training to highly qualified degree holders. It is geared towards developing the research capacities of participant students and is positioned as a breeding programme for doctoral candidates in public administration. The emphasis is research and students spend the entire second year in the programme writing an MPhil thesis under supervision. MPhil Public Administration students take such courses as Organisation and Administrative Theory, Research Methods, Management Science, Advanced Development Administration and Public Transport Management.

Admission Requirements
A good first degree (at least a Second Class Lower) in a relevant field of study from any recognised university and a minimum of three (3) years work experience. There is one admission in August every year. An entrance examination or interview may be conducted.

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