MSc Public Service Management

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, examinations may be replaced by an alternative form of assessment during the academic year 2020/2021. Please refer to the Programme Specification on these pages for further details.

About the course

The MSc in Public Service Management is designed for practising managers who work in public, private and not-for-profit organisations, who are responsible for the delivery of public services across the country. You will be encouraged to explore conceptual and practical issues concerned with the management of public services, which will help you to gain the knowledge required for your day to day role. 

Why choose this course?

  • You will be equipped with the analytical and personal skills to deal with complex situations, challenge preconceptions, address contrasting perspectives and solve unstructured business problems.
  • The course will enhance your skills of self-direction, leadership and originality to assist you in formulating your own organisational plans and responding to strategies developed by others. 
  • In the final year of the programme you will have the opportunity to build on the knowledge gained, by participating in a substantial piece of independent research, that has the power to contribute significantly to the operation of your organisation.

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