Local Government Management

Institute of Public Administration - IPA

 

Course Name Local Government Management
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Course Code 19734 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Ballsbridge
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: September 2021.
Application Date

Expand+How to Apply
By Email (preferred method)
Please download and complete the application form on
www.ipa.ie and email it, along with the items listed below, to postgrad@ipa.ie

By Post
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Duration Two academic years.

Delivery Method
For the academic year 2021-2022, the programme is delivered through a blended learning model. Students access a range of online resources, receive module textbooks, and attend webinars on scheduled weekends. For multi-year programmes, any seminar arrangements will be made in line with public health restrictions. Further details will be provided on registration.
Course Fee The cost of the programme is €5,000 per annum (includes all matriculation and examination fees, all seminars, textbooks and course material), payable in two instalments.

Fees cover webinars/seminars, course manuals, essential textbooks, and matriculation and examination charges. When fees are being paid by the participant’s employer, the IPA will invoice the fee for each semester separately.
Entry Requirements Admission Requirements
Applicants for Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificates, MA, MEconSc and MSc programmes must have a primary degree or equivalent qualification.
Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland
Place on NFQ: Level 9 (Major Award).
Award: Master of Arts
Interim Award: Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management
Course Content

Expand+The MA – Local Government Management is a two-year, part-time programme that explores the key issues in local government. It seeks to raise the level of analysis in Irish local government management and to equip participants with the knowledge and ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
Postgraduate Diploma in Public Management
Interim Award
The first year of the MA programme is divided into two
semesters and each semester is devoted to the study of three
subjects.

Semester One
- Economics
- Managing Human Resour...

Assessment Method The programme is assessed by means of assignments, examinations and a minor dissertation.
Careers or Further Progression Progression
Students may enter the first year of the MA (Postgraduate Diploma) in September or January. Those who enter in September can, on successful completion of the academic year, proceed to the second year. Those who enter in January can finish within the calendar year and proceed to the second year the following September.
Further Enquiries Tel: +353 1 240 3600
Email: postgrad@ipa.ie