Postgraduate

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Sector Monitoring and Evaluation (60516)

Level

Title of Module

Module Code

Cr

100

Government Wide Monitoring and Evaluation (GWM&E) Policy

Research Methodologies in Monitoring and Evaluation

Monitoring and Evaluation Indicators and Applications in Government

Report-writing in Monitoring and Evaluation Practice

Monitoring and Evaluation Project

PUB510

 

PUB518

PUB524

 

PUB529

PUB526

30

 

30

20

 

20

20

 

Total Credits

120

 
Bachelor of Administration Honours in Public Administration (62502)

 

Level

Title of Module

Module Code

Cr

100

Core modules:

Research Methododology

Administrative Theories of Public Administration

Public Policy

Local Government and Administration

Public Sector Monitoring & Evaluation

Research Project

 

PUB511

PUB512

PUB513

PAD524

PUB527

PAD526

 

24

16

16

16

16

32

 

Total Credits

120

 

Masters Degrees

In the Department of Public Administration a Master’s Degree may be obtained in two options:

  • Master of Public Administration (by coursework and mini-dissertation) (31010)
  • Master of Administration (by dissertation) (63003)

 

 Master of Public Administration (Coursework & Mini-Dissertation) (31010)

 

Level

Title of Module

Module Code

Cr

100

Core modules:

Research Methodology

Administrative Theories

Public Policy Analysis

Public Leadership Management

 

PAD811

PAD813

PUB821

PUB812

 

16

16

16

16

 

Total Credits

64

200

Mini-dissertation (core):

• Proposal Development

• Scientific Research

• Research Report

PUB800

 

96

Elective modules –Two of the following (32 credits):

Local Government & Administration

Public Sector Monitoring & Evaluation

Public Human Resource Management

International Administration

Public Finance & Fundraising

 

PAD815

PUB816

PUB817

PUB818

PUB823

 

16

16

16

16

16

 

Total Credits

192

 

Master of Administration (MAdmin) (Alice) (63003) (Two-year programme)

This programme aims at providing graduates, public managers and administrators with the key research skills they need in order to investigate and address the various challenges faced by the public sector in a developing or transitional country context. The programme targets individuals who have research and/or practical experience and who are motivated to investigate, assess and analyse the controversies, challenges and issues associated with the public sector. Graduates from the programme are expected to demonstrate advanced disciplinary knowledge and research competencies that enrich the discipline and offer advanced innovative theoretical and practical applications and solutions to problems faced by the public sector.

Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) (Alice) (61504) (Three-year programme)

This programme provides progression from Masters to a Doctoral level for students who have progressed from a Masters in Administration or Public Administration, permitting progression to the final level of the Higher Education Qualifications Framework. The programme aims to advance excellence in research, through original systematic and rigorous processes of conducting and reporting on research. Graduates from this doctoral programme are expected to acquire and demonstrate extensive theoretical, philosophical and applied disciplinary knowledge and advanced research competencies that provide expertise in their specialisations, enrich the discipline and offer advanced and complex practical applications and solutions to problems faced by local, provincial, national government and supranational governance institutions.