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Public Management and Leadership

INTRODUCTION

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University opened on 1 January 2005, the result of a merger of the PE Technikon, the University of Port Elizabeth and the PE campus of Vista University. Drawing on the merger partners' track record of more than a century of quality higher education, research and technological innovation, NMMU brings together the best of career-focused and academic education - a dual university offering both general and professionally oriented university programmes as well as technologically and career oriented programmes from the entrance level (certificate level) through to the research level (Ph D level).  

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

An appropriate Bachelors degree or equivalent.  

MASTER’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (MPA)

The MPA degree from the NMMU is an internationally accredited professional postgraduate programme designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of public managers. The programme may be studied in either semi-distance education or part-time format.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND DURATION

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent and adequate administrative experience. 

FIRST SEMESTER

  • Research Methods and Practice
  • Advanced Administrative Theories
  • Advanced Personnel Administration 
    and
  • Personnel Management Techniques

SECOND SEMESTER

  • Advanced Financial Administration 
    and
  • Financial Management Skills and Technique
  • Advanced Municipal Administration 

SECOND YEAR

CORE MODULES

  • Advanced Project Management
  • Treatise

Electives

  • Advanced Public Policy Analysis and Planning
  • Public Policy Analysis Skills and Techniques
  • Administration for Development
  • Integrated Development Planning Skills and Techniques

 

 

 

 

 

Contact information
Ms Zandile Maqoko
Administrative Assistant
Tel: 041 5042263
Zandile.Maqoko@nmmu.ac.za

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