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Executive Master of Public Administration


The Public Administration coursework program at Sydney is an executive management and leadership program and designed for governments, departments, agencies and non-government organisations (NGO) to meet their workforce planning needs.

The courses offered are public sector professional development programs for public sector and NGO managers to develop the right capabilities to become effective leaders in a modern public service or NGO environment. The program develops leaders with knowledge grounded in policy, public sector management, strategic government and public expenditure management within a whole of government framework.

Awards and requirements

Please refer to the course resolutions in this handbook for information on the specific admission requirements for different coursework award courses.

Executive Master of Public Administration

To qualify for the award of the Executive Master of Public Administration a candidate must complete 72 credit points, including:

  • 6 credit points of core units of study
  • 36 credit points of selective units of study
  • 12 credit points of capstone units of study, and
  • a maximum of 18 credit points of elective units of study selected from the list of recommended electives.

Contacts and further information

Professor Gaby Ramia
Phone: +61 2 9036 5236