Master of Public Administration

Program code

5580

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 to 1.5 years full-time
3 years part-time

Credit points

120

Indicative fee

$23,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Related Bachelor degree or higher (4.5 GPA)

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Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2020 (more)

Applications close

Friday, 31 January 2020

My details

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:

  • gain 80 credit points for core courses and
  • gain 40 credit points for listed electives or the dissertation pathway.

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:

  • gain 40 credit points for core courses and
  • gain 40 credit points for listed electives or the dissertation pathway.

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.

Exit point

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.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

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

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.