Master in Public Management

University of Geneva

Program Description

Master in Public Management

University of Geneva

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Master in Public Management

The Master in Public Management an interdisciplinary, European and internationally-based, allows students to master the principles and tools for effective and efficient management of public organisations and policies. It critically examines the current recalibration of the role of the State and the various proposals to reform government, liberalise public services and privatise public companies. Students may also do a work placement in lieu of a dissertation.

AVAILABLE CONCENTRATIONS:

  • Management
  • Political communication
  • Social policies
  • Europe and international relations

Curriculum

  • Required courses (60Credits) :

  • Comparative public policy; public finances; public economics; comparative political economy; drafting legislation; comparative studies of government agencies, etc.
  • Five available concentrations (60Credits) :
    Management:
    Administrative oversight; public policy assessment

    Concentration in Europe and International Relations:
    Theory of European economic integration; ontroduction to European Law

    Concentration in Social Policy:
    Health economics; management of social security schemes

    Concentration in Political Communication:
    Organisational communication and crisis communication; political communication: issues, strategies and professions

    Services science:
    Social and legal issues in informatics; services interfaces
  • Dissertation or work placement (60Credits)

Mobility

Master’s students are permitted to go on exchange for one semester. Students may go on exchange as early as their third semester but may earn no more than 30 credits at another university. The dissertation cannot be substituted.

www.unige.ch/exchange

Opportunities

A Master of in Public Management leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad in:

  • Public administration at the European or Swiss federal, cantonal or local level
  • Public companies
  • International organisations
  • NGOs in various sectors
  • Civil society
  • Monitoring bodies
  • Parliamentary support services
  • Private consulting
  • Print, audio-visual and electronic media
  • Communications
  • Public relations
  • Human resources
  • Teaching and scientific research

Admission Criteria

A Bachelor in Political Science, Sociology, Economics, Management, Law or an equivalent degree in another field.

Applications

Deadline: 28 February 2017 for all graduates of foreign universities (30 April 2017 for all graduates of Swiss universities/colleges)

www.unige.ch/enrolment

admissions.unige.ch

This school offers programs in:
  • French

Miscellaneous

Working knowledge of English and passive knowledge of German are recommended.



Last updated November 17, 2016
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