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Master of Public Administration (MC-PA)

Masters (Coursework)Year: 2019 Delivered: On Campus (Parkville)

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Award titleMaster of Public Administration
Year & campus2019 — Parkville
CRICOS code080609D
Fees informationSubject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date
Study level & typeGraduate Coursework
AQF level 9
Credit points150 credit points
Duration18 months full time or 36 months part time

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a flagship degree of the Melbourne School of Government. An inter-disciplinary and globally-focused degree, the MPA is for leaders from the community, corporate and public sectors. The MPA draws on the expertise across the University of Melbourne to develop the skills and competencies of professionals who operate in increasingly complex governing environments where challenges cut across disciplinary, organisational, sectoral, jurisdictional and geographical boundaries. The MPA offers participants the opportunity to combine disciplinary expertise in political science, public administration and management, law, and business and economics with professional expertise in areas such as ethics, evidence, and management. Participants will mix theory and practice to address the complex challenges of management in practice through an interactive learning experience, combining individual and team-based learning opportunities that explore a range of contemporary issues.