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Public Administration Masters MPA

University of Exeter

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  • Qualification

    MPA - Master of Public Administration

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

  • We take an international perspective to equip you with the skills and understanding you need to operate effectively in an increasingly global and constantly changing environment
  • You will benefit from the latest ideas on public policy, administration and regulation while learning alongside practitioners working in a variety of roles and organisations from the UK and overseas
  • The involvement of leading practitioners from the public sector, together with real world case studies, ensures learning is relevant and informed by best practice
  • Our comprehensive programme induction helps you adjust to postgraduate study and enables you to get to know the academic team and your fellow students in a relaxed and informal environment
  • Gain a qualification which is recognised around the world and is taken seriously not only by prospective employers but also by organisations who want to retain and progress skilled managers

Careers

We have a long history of teaching public administration and public policy to postgraduates at Exeter. Students have gone on to careers in regional governments, ministries, embassies and other organisations around the world.

Employer-valued skills

The need to develop management and leadership skills is being recognised as increasingly important within the public sector and this has been reflected by the introduction of management competencies and a growing demand for formal qualifications for senior management positions.

There are many reasons to study for the Exeter MPA including:

  • Enhancing your opportunities for career progression
  • Obtaining a wider perspective of the environment in which you work
  • Developing strategic decision making and leadership skills
  • Improving your confidence and credibility in the workplace
  • Gaining more knowledge about other people and other organisations
  • Networking and sharing experiences with public sector colleagues

Careers support

Our careers advisory service provides expert guidance to all students to enable them to plan their futures through psychometric testing, employer presentations, skills events, practice job interviews and CV preparation.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,600per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

The University of Exeter has 23,500 students, including 6,100 international students from 130 different countries.
Students will find engaged, inclusive, and safe communities, founded on shared values, at all three of the university's campuses in the South West of the UK.
Regular visits to international schools and education exhibitions, plus airport pick-up and international buddy schemes to help students arrive and settle in.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 123 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    162 74%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    19

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