Master of Science in Public Administration and Management 2022-2023 2021-2022 2020-2021 Enrol Master's Programme 1 year 60 credits Faculty of Economics and Business Administration Dutch contact About the programme Programme summary Find out more Off to a good start After graduation (.pdf) print programme v6 Study programme content subject to change Full programme (version 6 ) 1 General Courses 35 Course Ref MT1 Semester Language Instructor Crdt Human Resource Management in Public Organisations 1 sem 1 en Eveline Schollaert 5 Public Sector Financial Management 1 sem 2 nl Stijn Goeminne 5 Public strategy and behavior 1 sem 1 nl Bert George 5 Public Governance 1 sem 2 en Joris Voets 4 Comparative public administration and management 1 sem 2 en Bram Verschuere 4 Citizen and Government 1 sem 1 nl Bram Wauters 4 Research methods applied in public administration and management 1 year nl Lieselot Danneels 3 eGovernment 1 sem 1 nl Lieselot Danneels 5 2 Elective Courses 10 Subscribe to 10 credit units from no less than 1 and no more than 2 modules from the following list. Subject to approval by the faculty. 2.1 Program-Specific Elective Courses Subscribe to no more than 10 credit units from the following list. Course Ref MT1 Semester Language Instructor Crdt Accounting and auditing in the public and social profit sector 1 sem 1 nl Johan Christiaens 5 Change Management 1 sem 2 en Marleen Easton 5 Policy Evaluation 1 sem 1 nl Ellen Wayenberg 5 International Economic Institutions 1 sem 2 nl Herman Matthijs 5 Structure and Functioning American Economy 1 sem 2 nl Herman Matthijs 5 Integrity management in the public and private sector 1 sem 1 nl Gudrun Vande Walle 5 Governance of Security 1 sem 1 en Marleen Easton 5 Seminar on Security Policy 1 sem 1 nl Marleen Easton 5 Public Marketing and External Communication 1 sem 1 nl Dave Gelders 5 Seminar on Welfare Policy 1 sem 1 nl Bram Verschuere 5 Seminar on Public Management of Migration 1 sem 1 nl Frank Caestecker 5 2.2 General Elective Courses Subscribe to no more than 10 credit units from the following list. Course Ref MT1 Semester Language Instructor Crdt Operational Human Resource Management 1 sem 2 en Catherine Apers 5 European Economic Integration 1 sem 2 en Bruno Merlevede 5 Elections and political representation 1 sem 2 nl Bram Wauters 6 Service Design 1 sem 1 nl Paul Gemmel 6 Service Implementation 1 sem 1 nl Katrien Verleye 6 Service Optimalization 1 6 3 Master's Dissertation 15 Course Ref MT1 Semester Language Instructor Crdt Master's Dissertation 1 year nl,en 15 Learning outcomes Competence field 1: Competency in one or more scientific disciplinesManage organizations, organizational changes and policy processes, using domain specific methods and techniques critically.Assessing the performance of public and social profit organizations.Analysing domain specific issues with the aim to improve organizational processes.Knowing the public administration, the organization of government and the management of public organizations, in an internationally comparative perspective.Using the management, policy and financial information of the different government levels appropriately.Approaching the interaction between government organisations with other societal actors from a public governance perspective.Competence field 2: Scientific competencyIndependently formulating a scientific domain specific problem statement.Integrating scientific research and research methods into a domain specific research design.Interpreting research results.Reflecting on the policy and/or research relevance of domain specific research.Competence field 3: Intellectual competencyIndependently solving new and complex domain specific issues from multiple perspectives.Independently formulating an opinion on a complex domain specific problem.Reflecting critically on own thinking, learning, decision making and performing.Demonstrating a research attitude with regard to social and governance issues.Competence field 4: Competency in collaborating and communicatingPresenting own research results and problem solutions orally and in writing to subject specialists and non-subject specialists.Collaborating on a complex domain specific scientific problem statement from a multidisciplinary perspective.Having basic skills in leadership and innovation in complex domain specific work and study contexts.Competence field 5: Social competencyAssessing the ethical and normative aspects of management decisions in the public sphere.Participating actively in social debate, with attention to a sustainable society.Contributing to good governance.