MA in Public Administration (Top-up) – 4 Months

Delivered Online
Accredited by Ofqual, UK
Globally recognised Undergraduate qualification
Multiple Start dates

Course Fee


Program Credits

60 Credits


4 Months




About this course

MA in Public Administration (Top-up) Degree

This postgraduate level accredited MA in Public Administration (Top-up) degree programme is ideal for those who want to develop their public service administration skills.

Public service managers must navigate a complex policy context, do more with less, and improve performance while upholding public service principles while dealing with the accelerating speed of change. This MA in Public Administration (Top-up) is intended for professionals working for government and nonprofit organisations who want to expand on the knowledge they have acquired since earning their Level 7 Diploma in Public Administration. This degree will also better prepare you to handle these challenges.

Your public administration abilities and capacity to concentrate on the needs of putting an organization’s strategy into action will be further polished by this MA in Public Administration (Top-up). Within a government or non-profit organisation, learners will be able to fill a number of positions.

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    Program Overview: MA in Public Administration (Top-up) - 4 Months

    Key Highlights of Online MA in Public Administration (Top-up) – 4 Months qualification are:


    Undergraduate Qualification


    This course help you to:


    After earning your online MA in Public Administration (top-up) degree successfully, you will also be qualified for direct entry into the appropriate PhD or Doctorate degree programme. In addition, this MA in Public Administration degree will give you access to a number of senior posts in the public sector and non-profit organisations.


    MA in Public Administration (Top-up)

    For those who already possess the othm Level 7 Diploma in Public Administration with 120 credits or a comparable international certification, this MA in Public Administration Top-up programme is available.

    It’s a quick route to new chances and improved job prospects because this Top-up course allows you to earn an MA in Public Administration qualification in as little as 4 months. The standard Level 7 Diploma in Public Administration is required to enrol in the course.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    For entry onto the MA in Public Administration Top-up qualification, learners must possess:
    • Othm Level 7 Diploma in Public Administration with 120 credits


    • You must also have a minimum of 2 years’ work experience at graduate level, in either a managerial or professional capacity which may include voluntary work, placements, internships, project management etc.

    This qualifications at RQF Level 7 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to:

    • Master’s Degrees,
    • Integrated Master’s Degrees,
    • Postgraduate Diplomas,
    • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and
    • Postgraduate Certificates

    From this fast track MA in Public Administration, you will learn how to analyse complex public management problems, lead change effectively, and develop your ability to manage through networks and partnerships. You will be able to shape and deliver the public services of the future and move into more strategic roles in a wide range of organisations.

    Over the course of the programme you will grow as a competent and reflective practitioner, both in your current role, and in preparation for more demanding roles in the future.

    Consultancy Project Report

    You will undertake a final dissertation project and produce a report of no less than 12,000 words.

    The top-up programmes consist of a compulsory single module ‘Consultancy Project Report’ worth 60 credits. The module provides the opportunity for you to examine an area of particular interest within an appropriate organisational context. The module is designed to make a major contribution to your professional and intellectual development, through enabling you to demonstrate your capacity for sustained independent thought, learning and critical reflection.

    The purpose of this programme is to deliver a practical and realistic solution to a business-related strategic challenge, which in turn is supported by appropriate reference to theoretical and conceptual analysis.

    The Consultancy Project Report is delivered and assessed by our UK based academic team using the virtual learning platform and Direct Support from your allocated Supervisor.

    Yes, the MA in Public Administration degree Top-up qualification is accredited and is validated and awarded by University of Chichester, UK.

    MA in Public Administration (Top-up) is delivered in partnership with London Graduate School by the University of Chichester, UK

    This Online MA in Public Administration degree course will help you to Boost your Salary, Increase your Professional Reputation, and Expand your Networking Opportunities in Public Sector Enterprises or Non-Profit organisations.

    Yes, the course fee can be paid in Instalment.  However, the complete course fees has to reach us one week before your actual start date of the course.

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    Awarding Bodies

    LSBR offers a host of Online Courses to learners in degreetopup from some of the top awading bodies and professinal organisations in the world. The qualifications are accredited by the UK Government’s regulator Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (OfQual).  Some of the awarding bodies are listed below.