Public Management and Governance (CW), M.A. | University of Johannesburg | Johannesburg, South Africa
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Public Management and Governance (CW)

24 months
Duration
45290 ZAR/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Public Management and Governance (CW) at University of Johannesburg provides students with the necessary intellectual and practical tools and skills to efficiently and effectively improve developmental policy service delivery outcomes and good governance in practice. 

Overview

The purpose of this Master of Arts in Public Management and Governance (CW) at University of Johannesburg qualification is to provide students with specialised knowledge and insights into the nature of policy formulation, implementation and evaluation as a higher order management function and the nature of African governance.

RULES OF ACCESS

  • For Stream A, Stream B and Stream C: A potential student should be in possession of an appropriate degree or RPL recognition for the degree AND a minimum average of 65% for a Bachelor’s Honours in Public Management and Governance or Public Administration, with a minimum level of competency on NQF LEVEL 8. Appropriate administrative and managerial work exposure of three years, preferably in the public sector, as deemed adequate and appropriate by the Director of the School of Public Management and Governance and Public Policy (SPMGP). A selection process will be followed.
  • Prospective master’s students who have a BA honours degree in Public Management and Governance and who may want to proceed and articulate from the honours degree in Public Management and Governance and who lack three years of practical experience in the public sector will have to contact the Director of the SPMGP before registration to obtain written permission to complete the required four modules as well as a six month internship in a public sector setting (module 11) during the first year of study. This prescribed internship programme must be agreed on between the Director of the SPMGP and the organisation hosting the intern. A complete report will be required that will be presented as an additional requirement for the fulfilment of the degree requirements
  • For Stream D: A potential student should be in possession of an appropriate three year degree or RPL recognition for the degree AND a minimum average of 65% for the Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy and African Studies with the minimum level of competency on NQF LEVEL 8. Appropriate political policy, administrative and managerial work exposure of three years in the public sector as deemed adequate and appropriate by the Director of the SPMGP. A selection process will be followed. Permission can be obtained from the Director of the SPMGP to enrol for a module in Stream A, B or C.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Africa And Sustainability: Governance Frameworks And Applications
  • Good Governance And Sustainable Development In Africa
  • Local Governance: Leading Sustainable Communities
  • Towards A Green Economy: The African Experiment
  • Advanced Municipal Financial Management 
  • Public Sector Risk Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Current when still to complete a pre-requisite qualification or Final academic transcript when studies have been completed.
  • Valid Passport or Identity Document.
  • Sworn English Translation of documents (Documents issued in any Language other than English)
  • Provide proof of a non -  refundable Application Fee R200.00 (only hardcopy application)
  • Provide proof of the English Proficiency where English was not used as a medium of lecturing (the University prefers the applicant to take the IELTS at an overall score of 7 and TOEFL at an average score of 105–120 for Postgraduate programmes) Alternatively, you may elect to write the University of Johannesburg English Language Programme Test (UJELP). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45290 ZAR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 45290 ZAR per year during 24 months.

R45 290.00 and R274,000.00

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /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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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Public Management and Governance (CW).

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
The Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55 GBP
Deadline
19 Jun 2024
IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
Merit-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available

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