Public Management

Institute of Public Administration - IPA


Course Name Public Management
Course Provider Institute of Public Administration - IPA
Alternative Provider(s) Portarlington Further Education & Training Centre, Laois & Offaly ETB
Course Code 27688 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Minor National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Ballsbridge, Portarlington
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Commences: September 2022.
Application Date

Expand+Application Deadline: September 2022.

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Duration One academic year

Delivery Method:
The programme is delivered through a blended learning model. Students attend webinars on selected weeknight evenings and classroom seminars at the IPA on selected weekends. They are supported in their studies by extensive online resources and bespoke course material.
Course Fee The cost of the programme is €3,200 per annum (includes all matriculation and examination fees), payable in one or two instalments.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants Require:
1. Leaving Certificate (examination from 2017 onwards): Candidates must obtain a pass in at least six subjects accepted for NUI matriculation purposes, with at least Grade H5 in two subjects on the Higher Level and at least Gr...

Comment Accreditation: National University of Ireland.
Place On NFQ: Level 6 (Minor Award).
Course Content

Expand+The Programme
This one-year, part-time programme provides a systematic introduction to the subjects at the heart of public management in Ireland. Students take four subjects and address such crucial topics as constitutional law, the principles of e...

Subjects Taught

This introductory-level course explains the main theories and principles of economics. The course covers both micro and macro-economics and addresses such topics as the laws of supply and demand, how market prices are reached, monopolies ...

Assessment Method The programme is assessed by means of assignments and final examinations.
Careers or Further Progression Progression
Students can progress to the second year of the Diploma in Public Management or BA (Hons).
Further Enquiries All Correspondence and enquiries should be address to:
Undergraduate Office,
Whitaker School of Government and Management,
Institute of Public Administration,
57-61 Lansdowne Road,
Dublin 4.

Phone: +353 (01) 240 3600