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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

OVERVIEW

Course Structure

The programme incorporates a balance among the various kinds of knowledge and skills required by a public administrator. Candidates are required to accumulate 44 units from core and elective courses

Core Courses (32 units)

  • Public Administration and the Political System
  • Research Methods
  • Organisational Management
  • Economics for The Public Sector
  • Government and Politics in Malaysia
  • Public Sector Management
  • Issues in the Malaysian Economy
  • Public Policy Analysis and Design

Elective Courses (12 units)

  • Case Studies in Managing Public Policy
  • Ethics and Administration
  • Globalisation and Regionalism
  • Environment, Development and Policy
  • Independent Studies
  • Research Project

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

Applicants should possess the following:

  • A Bachelor's degree with a CGPA of 3.00/4 or equivalent in a related field.
  • Any Bachelor's degree with working experience related to the field of study.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

(Applicable for International Applicants Only)

  • A minimum score of 550 in Paper- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 213 in Computer- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of 80 in Internet- Based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or
  • A minimum score of Band 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • English courses offered by British Council.
  • Passed USM's Intensive English Course Level IV with minimum gred B.
  • English courses offered by selected Public / Private Universities.

(Applicable for Malaysian Applicants Only)

  • MUET Band 4

DURATION

  • Full-time: Min 3 semesters / Max 6 semesters
  • Part-time: Min 6 semesters / Max 12 semesters

FEES

Malaysian (MYR) International (USD)
  • Registration Fee : 540.00
  • Tuition Fee : 220.00 X 44 Units = 9,680.00
  • Convocation Fee : 120.00
  • Registration Fees : 227.50
  • Personal Bond : 475.00
  • Tuition Fees : 82.50 X 44 Units = 3,630.00
  • Convocation Fee : 30.00

** Fees are subject to change

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xtel +604 653 2606 
xfax +604 653 2940 
xemel admission_ips@usm.my


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