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About

The Master of Public Administration (Policy) from Flinders University aims to provide a broad overview of issues in public administration and management and a strong foundation in understanding, knowledge and skills in the practice of public policy.

Career

Graduates are suitable for careers in management or administrative roles in the public service, local and national government or in private and non-government organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Policy Analysis: Frameworks, Approaches and Values
  • Public Policy
  • Contemporary Public Policy: Theoretical Perspectives
  • Public Management
  • Professional Ethics and Public Administration
  • Governance and Public Policy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Duration description
      1-2 years (depending on prior academic experience)
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      Part-time option just for domestic students.
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    160

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

The Master of Public Administration (Policy) is normally available to applicants who hold an approved degree or an equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.

Students who have completed a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management or Graduate Certificate in Public Policy or an approved equivalent, but not an undergraduate degree, must also meet a GPA requirement.

CRICOS: 051991M

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    31000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    20252 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20252 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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