Executive Masters in Public Administration (XMPA)

London South Bank University’s leading Executive Masters in Public Administration (MPA) is an internationally recognised qualification ranked number one in the Government Skills Framework. The programme is supported by an established research base in policy, public sector, health and not-for-profit management. It is delivered by academics with vast experience of teaching, researching and consulting in these areas. The Executive MPA draws experienced students from across a range of public sector organisations and government, creating a supportive academic and professional network.

Content is designed to reflect changes in the political and economic environment as well as styles of public management theory and practice. It engages in contemporary policy debates and develops the necessary skills, academic knowledge and confidence needed in order to manage in such a rapidly changing sector.

The International Summer School is an integral part of the course and is run in partnership with prestigious European universities offering comparable MPAs. It enables debate with internationally renowned academics and practitioners on public service management and governance and represents a good opportunity to network with colleagues from across Europe. Recent summer schools have taken place in Copenhagen, Barcelona and Naples.

The course structure and delivery is designed to meet the needs of busy mature professionals who have to balance work, life and study. Teaching typically takes place on a Thursday afternoon and evening.

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, completion of the Executive MPA offers CMI membership and a route to Chartered Management Status.

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