Master of Public Management and Governance

University of Johannesburg

Program Description

Master of Public Management and Governance

University of Johannesburg

Overview

The first-of-its-kind, completely online Master of Public Management and Governance programme from the University of Johannesburg offers an unparalleled opportunity to advance in leadership in your community and workplace.

Develop in-depth knowledge to demonstrate specialized leadership. Gain analytical and management competencies at a Master’s level to perform advanced tasks in the professional sector.

Evaluate highly complex problems independently, write high-level texts, and apply research methods and techniques to provide scientific solutions.

This programme requires no travel and no face-to-face sessions, allowing you to earn credits at your own pace while fulfilling personal and professional obligations. Complete the programme in a minimum of two years.

Admission requirements

Let’s get started! The admission process is the first step toward advancing your career. Familiarize yourself with these requirements for the Master of Public Management and Governance online programme, along with information on required documentation

  • Students in the Master of Public Management and Governance online programme may be recruited from a cohort of students who have these qualifications:
  • An Honours Degree (NQF level 8) in public management and governance or a similar recognized qualification (substitutes include an appropriate postgraduate diploma or a 480-credit bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 120 credits at level 8 with a public administration or public management as major modules)
  • A minimum average of 65% in the major modules of a bachelor’s programme
  • Three years of mid-level managerial working experience in a public sector environment

Have a question? Email enquiries@online.uj.ac.za or phone 0800 980 364 (toll-free).

Reasons to Enrol in a UJ Online Programme

Our online programmes are carefully designed to make earning an accredited university qualification possible for students from all walks of life.

Students benefit from the rigor and faculty instruction of a traditional programme, made accessible online.

  • No travel required
  • 6 start dates per year
  • Pay per module
  • Fully supported
  • Work and learn

COMPULSORY MODULES - 90 CREDITS

Research Methodology of Public Management and Governance and Research Proposal A (15 credits)
Research Methodology of Public Management and Governance and Research Proposal B (15 credits)
Africa & Sustainability: Governance Frameworks and Applications A (10 credits)
Africa & Sustainability: Governance Frameworks and Applications B (10 credits)
Good Governance & Sustainability in Africa A (10 credits)
Good Governance & Sustainability in Africa B (10 credits)
Policy Evaluation Theories, Systems and Processes A (10 credits)
Policy Evaluation Theories, Systems and Processes B (10 credits)

MINOR DISSERTATION MODULES - 90 CREDITS

Minor Dissertation A (22.5 credits)
Minor Dissertation B (22.5 credits)
Minor Dissertation C (22.5 credits)
Minor Dissertation D (22.5 credits)

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated June 21, 2018
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This course is Online
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Jan. 14, 2019
Mar. 11, 2019
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2 years
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60,840 ZAR
FEES PER CREDIT - 2018: R 338
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South Africa - Johannesburg, Gauteng
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