MASTER OF ARTS (MA) IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Coursework will be completed during two long vacation periods. Each of the two-year coursework will last for six weeks, making it a total of 12 weeks, while two weeks (one week each) will be spent on revision and examinations, making a total of four weeks. Students will be expected to complete and submit their Special Topics by October of the second year of the program.

Entry Requirements

i) A good first degree in the social sciences from a recognized University.

ii) A minimum of three years working experience in the private or public sector.

iii) A pass in an entrance examination and an interview.

FIRST SEMESTER

  • Governance, Democracy, and Institutional Reform
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Government and Politics in Ghana
  • Research Methods
  • Special Topics

Elective Course

  • Human Resource Management and Development
  • Public Sector Management
  • Decentralization and Local Government
  • Administration of Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Public Budgeting and Management
  • Conflict and Conflict Management

SECOND SEMESTER

  • Principles and Practice of Leadership
  • Africa and the International Economy
  • Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • Seminar
  • Special Topics

Elective Courses

  • Organizational Development
  • Government-Business Relations
  • Strategic Planning
  • Lobbying and Agenda Setting
  • Procurement
Program taught in:
English

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This course is Campus based
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Sep 2019
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2 years
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