Honours in Public Administration

INTRODUCTION

Nelson Mandela 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, NMU 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 (PhD level).

Admission Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree with Public Administration as a major subject or a Postgraduate diploma in Public Management.

HONOURS DEGREE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

The programme may be studied in semi-distance education or part-time format.

Curriculum

Module Name

Module Code

Presented

Credits

NQF Level

Compulsory Modules

 

 

 

 

Research Theory and Application

SSA 401

Year

20

8

Advanced Administrative Theories

SOA 451

Semester1

30

8

Advanced Financial Administration

    SOA 432

Semester 2

    20

    8

Advanced Personnel Administration

    SOA 461

Semester 1

     20

    8

Research Paper

    SOA 450

Year

     30

    8

Total Credits

 

 

   120

 

Outcomes

Learners are equipped to pursue careers as experts in in all facets of public finance, state security, domestic security, foreign affairs, education, manpower, commerce and industry, economics and matters of local interest. They ensure and maintain the welfare of the community he/she serves.

Modules

Five compulsory modules

DURATION

The qualification shall extend over one year of full-time study.

HONOURS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (FULL-TIME/PART-TIME)
(QUALIFICATION CODE: 11052 – A1/A2)
(NQF LEVEL: 8, TOTAL NQF CREDITS FOR QUALIFICATION: 120

MORE INFORMATION

Prof R S Masango or Miss Zandile Maqoko

Telephone: (041) 504 2035 or (041) 504 2263

Fax: (041) 5041461

E-mail: rsmasango@mandela.ac.za

E-mail:  Zandile.Maqoko@mandela.ac.za

 

Contact information
Ms Zandile Maqoko
Post-Graduate Administrator
Tel: 041 5042263
Zandile.Maqoko@mandela.ac.za

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