1 to 1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time
$23,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee
Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.
The Griffith Academic Calendar is changing in 2017. It is moving from semesters in 2016 to trimesters in 2017. In considering your study options you will need to select semester for 2016 and prior years and trimester for 2017 and onwards. Find out more on the Griffith Academic Calendar.
To be eligible for the award of Master of Public Administration (MPA), a student must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:
To be eligible for the award of Master of Public Administration (MPA), a student admitted with 40 credit points of advanced standing must acquire 80 credit points as prescribed below:
This degree may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur.
To be eligible to exit this Masters program with the Graduate Diploma of Public Administration award, a student must acquire 80 credit points of core courses. Note: Students who exit with the Graduate Diploma will not be eligible for re-admission to complete the Master of Public Administration.
To exit, a student should apply for a program transfer.
The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 9 - Masters Degree (Coursework).
Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.
Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.