Teaching and Learning Methodology
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) programme offers students a wealth of relevant knowledge and skills required for the developmental state in the African Continent. MPA is one of the three academic programmes for the Turfloop Graduate School of Leadership. It consists of nine modules making 100 credits and a mini-dissertation with 100 credits to make up 200 credits for the entire course. Candidates are encouraged to complete their qualification at the minimum period allowed of two years.
Our primary client focus is national, provincial and local government officials within South Africa and elsewhere on the continent. Candidates who are employed by international organisations such as African Union and United Nations bodies are also welcome. Classes are offered on a block release of one week a month to accommodate their work commitments.
This is a high impact postgraduate degree which is intended to ensure that candidates develop in their academic and professional environments. Their contribution and increasing capacity in their workplace should be noticeable upon completion of this qualification.