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Australian National University (ANU)

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Master of Public Administration

  • Masters (Coursework)

This degree examines public organisations, their management and accountability, as well as the way they contribute to problem solving within the broader political and social context – both nationally and globally.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
MPUAD, 082345G
Fees
$30,720 per year / $61,440 total

About this course

This degree examines public organisations, their management and accountability, as well as the way they contribute to problem solving within the broader political and social context – both nationally and globally. It is a professional degree designed for graduates interested in pursuing a career in, or currently working in public organisations in or outside of government.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7 and work experience in the public sector or related environment.

Students must complete the pre-sessional component to continue to the initial component. Students must achieve a minimum 65% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component. Students who do not achieve a minimum 65% mark in the initial component will be transferred to the Graduate Diploma of Public Policy.

Cognate Disciplines

Economic Policy, Economics, Law, International Politics, Political Economy, Political Sciences, Project Management, Sociology

English Language Requirements

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.

Assessment of Qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met. Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au

ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.

Applications for course credit

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit.

Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit.

Credit for relevant work experience may be considered and will be determined in accordance with the University’s Credit Policy and Procedure https://policies.anu.edu.au/ppl/document/ANUP_000399

Indicative fees Domestic International Annual indicative fee for domestic students $30,720.00

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students $43,680.00 Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student

Level of Study
Bachelor

Graduate outcomes

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