Post graduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management

The Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration and Management enhances skills and builds knowledge in those management areas that improve delivery. The focus is on equipping graduates and mature public servants with sound understanding of organizational strategy, structure, systems and culture alongside key management skills that elevate performance. It is a one year program done in 3 modules that end with a project report.

Students who complete the post graduate Diploma can if they wish continue to the Masters program. The student would have to apply to the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for consideration and be awarded Master’s degree in Public Administration and Management. This also means taking the extra modules for the Masters program.

Vital Information:

  • Open to holders of a good Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution (University),
  • A minimum of two (3) years working experience in a relevant field will be required,
  • Fresh graduates with inadequate or no relevant working experience should have attained a first class degree or a very good upper second class degree to qualify for admission.

Year & Module of study

Year 1
Module 1 Module 2
Public Management in Contemporary Society  Administrative Law and Process
Organization Theory and Behavior Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
Management Information System Public Policy Formulation and Management
Ethics in Public Management Advanced Human Resource Management
Qualitative Research Methods Quantitative Research Methods 

Year 2

Module 1  
Public Management Option  
Local Government Administration  
Land Use and Physical Planning  
Accounting & Financial Management  
Public & Private Procurement Management  
Public-Private Partnerships  
Private Sector Management Option  
Nonprofit Leadership  
Marketing and Public Relations  
Accounting & Financial Management  
Public & Private Procurement Management  
Public-Private Partnerships  
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