Master's Degree in Public Administration in Nicosia in Cyprus

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Public Administration

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

The master's degree in public administration encompasses the analysis of government organizations, policies, and programs. Individuals enrolled in the public administration program are able to study government decision-making and the behavior of elected and non-elected officials.

Cyprus has a subsidized and students-friendly higher education. It has three public and four private universities. The government universities are University of Cyprus, Open University of Cyprus and Cyprus University of Technology. The country has an international community hence language barrier might not be a challenge to students.

Nicosia has a big student community due to the numerous universities and colleges that are located there. The student culture can be noticed as soon as you land in this city, but all in all its due to the quality education offered by the city’s higher learning institutions.

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Master In Public Administration (mpa)

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The program allows for specialization in the discipline of public administration in theory and practice. Specifically, postgraduate training is provided to officers of the public sector and individuals who intend to work in this sector (Public Service, Semi-Government Organisations, Local Government (Municipalities and Communities), Public Organizations and Agencies). [+]

Masters in Public Administration in Nicosia in Cyprus. Duration (years): 1.5 years Qualification Awarded: Master's Degree in Public Administration Level of Qualification: Master's Degree (2nd Study Title) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full / part-time attendance Minimum Credits: 27 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: The program allows for specialization in the discipline of public administration in theory and practice. Specifically, postgraduate training is provided to officers of the public sector and individuals who intend to work in this sector (Public Service, Semi-Government Organisations, Local Government (Municipalities and Communities), Public Organizations and Agencies). The main objective of the Program is to develop a horizontal learning culture in public administration matters in Cyprus. Particular emphasis is placed on understanding the theoretical models of Public Administration and the systematic examination of the models and practices of Public Administration in Cyprus. In this context, it highlights the nature and functioning of public administration, details the way in which areas and services are related and influence each other, and identify issues that need special attention in order to produce practical and applied knowledge in dealing with current problems and challenges. Specific Objectives: The first specific objective of the Programme is to improve the efficiency and productivity of workers in the public sector. The second specific objective is to understand the challenges posed by the accession of Cyprus to the EU and the structure of global governance for Public Administration. Students will have the opportunity to not elaborate on the research... [-]