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Master of Public Administration (Applied) MPA


Teesside University    School of Social Sciences, Humanities & Law

Full time January, September Other 2 Years

About the course

The Master of Public Administration is the most widely recognised graduate management qualification within public and third sectors. It combines public administration, sociology, politics, public policy and law. The MPA is attractive to sectors including local and national government, the civil service, private and public sector consultancy, NGOs, and international organisations.

The Applied route allows you to develop practice-based experience by spending one semester completing an internship, research or study abroad experience.

You develop highly transferrable critical thinking, communication, leadership, and research skills and examine significant policy challenges facing society.

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Entry Requirements

You need a lower second class honours degree in a humanities, social science, law, business or management subject area as a minimum – or equivalent professional experience in a relevant field.

We may consider mature students without a degree if you can demonstrate appropriate professional experience and/or other relevant qualifications, such as three years in a public, public-private, or third-sector role with evidence of management responsibilities.

International applicants should have an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each component (or approved equivalent).


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