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2019_1 REGISTRABLE COURSES

MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION [MPA, 3411]

 

S/NO

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

SEMESTER

CREDIT UNIT

STATUS

HOST FACULTY

1.

GST807

The Good Study Guide

First

2

C

Centre for Entrepreneurship and General Studies

2.

FMS825

Research Methods

3

C

Faculty of Management Sciences

3.

BUS831

Organizational Behavior

3

C

Faculty of Management Sciences

4.

MPA843

E-Governance in the Public Sector

2

C

Faculty of Management Sciences

5.

MPA871

Public Personnel Management

3

C

Faculty of Management Sciences

6.

 

Electives (Choose One)

 

 

 

 

i.

BUS847

Global Economic Environment

 

2

E

Faculty of Social Sciences

ii.

MPA853

International Administration

 

2

E

Faculty of Management Sciences

 

 

Total Credit Units [GST]

 

2

 

 

 

Total Credit Units [Compulsory]

13

 

 

Total Credit Units

15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Semester

 

 

 

 

6.

MPA810

Public Policy Analysis

Second

3

C

Faculty of Management Sciences

7.

PULL844

Administrative Law

3

C

Faculty of Law

8.

BFN852

Public Financial Management

3

C

Faculty of Management Sciences

9.

MPA868

Comparative Public Administration

3

C

Faculty of Management Sciences

 

 

Electives (Choose One)

 

 

 

i.

MPA812

Intergovernmental Relations (IGR)

2

E

Faculty of Management Sciences

Ii

MPA854

Public Enterprises Management

2

E

Faculty of Management Sciences

iii.

MPA856

Urban and Regional Planning

2

E

Faculty of Management Sciences

iv.

MPA858

Development Planning, Project Preparation and Implementation

2

E

Faculty of Management Sciences

iv.

MPA870

Local Government Administration

2

E

Faculty of Management Sciences

 

 

Total Credit Units [Electives]

 

2

 

 

 

Total Credit Units [Compulsory]

12

 

 

Total Credit Units

14

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd Semester

 

S/NO

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

SEMESTER

CREDIT UNIT

STATUS

HOST FACULTY

1.

MPA807

Development Administration Theory

Third

3

C

Faculty of Management Sciences

2.

 

Electives (Choose One)

 

 

 

i.

MPA855

Performance Measurement and Management

2

E

Faculty of Management Sciences

ii.

BUS811

Diversity and Conflict Management

2

E

Faculty of Management Sciences

 

 

Total Credit Units [GST]

NIL

 

 

 

Total Credit Units [Compulsory]

3

 

 

Total Credit Units Electives

2

 

2.

MPA890

Project/Dissertation

Fourth

6

C

Faculty of Management Sciences

 

 

Total Credit Units [Compulsory]

6

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Units

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    1. Masters in Public Administration (MPA)

Philosophy

The Philosophy of the MPA is to broaden and deepen the intellectual exposure of the students in core public administration courses so as to develop

their capability to analyze and apply the skills and knowledge acquired during training in solving administrative problems in the public and private

sectors.

 

Objectives

The MPA Programme is to develop the students ‘expertise in the functional areas of Public Administration so that they advance the frontiers of Public

 Administration theory and practice and enhance the contribution that the public Administration could make to nation building.

 

Course Structure

The MPA programme requires a minimum of 36 credit units made up as follows:

  • Nine core courses                                                                                    26 units
  • Two elective courses (2 credits each)                                              4 units
  • Thesis                                                                                                          6 units
  • Total                                                                                                              36 units

 

Core Courses                                                                                                                                 Credit Units

Public Policy Analysis                                                                                                                 3

Organizational Theory and Behaviour                                                                                  3

Public Financial Management                                                                                                 3

Development Administration Theory                                                                                3

Public Personnel Management                                                                                              3

Comparative Public Administration                                                                                      3

Administrative Law                                                                                                                      3

E-Governance in the Public Sector                                                                                        2

Research Methodology                                                                                                             3

Elective Courses (Select two courses)

Performance Measurement and Management                                                                2

International Administration                                                                                                   2

Local Government Administration                                                                                        2

Urban and Regional Planning                                                                                                  2

Development Planning, Project Preparation & Implementation                                2

Public Enterprises Management                                                                                            2

Intergovernmental Relations (IGR)                                                                                       2

Thesis                                                                                                                                              6

 

MPA Additional Requirements for Admission

In addition to the general requirements, graduates without a background in the Social and Management Sciences should go through the PGDPA.