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Coursework

Master of Public Administration

    • CRICOS Code: 080609D

    Course overview

    • 18 months full time / 3 years part time
    • Parkville campus located in the heart of Melbourne city
    • Available to domestic students Available to international students
    • Summer Intake - February and Winter Intake - July

    Overview

    The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a unique, interdisciplinary program designed exclusively for experienced professionals.

    The MPA prepares students to take on leadership roles working in and with government. It draws on expertise from a range of disciplines including public administration, public policy, law, management, leadership, international relations, economics, development studies and philosophy.

    As a student in the MPA, you’ll develop the skills and competencies to operate in increasingly complex governing environments where challenges cut across disciplinary, organisational, jurisdictional and geographical boundaries. You'll acquire specialist knowledge in your field and learn how to generate bold research and shape public policy.