Master of Public Administration

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This program provides the necessary breadth and depth of public management skills to advance your career both within the public sector and in the increasingly important area of the private-public sector interface. Experts from across the Griffith Business School teach into the program, drawing on a wide-range of discipline knowledge applied to both business and government contexts. The teaching team consists of academics with experience working in a variety of governmental roles and those at the cutting edge of public sector research and analysis. A public administration qualification is globally recognised and this program is designed to fit around your busy professional and personal schedules.This program includes a dissertation option. The dissertation can provide a pathway to a higher degree by research for candidates with the qualifying GPA.


  • Business Data Analytics
  • Developing Values-based Leadership
  • Evaluating Policy and Measuring Performance
  • From Policy to Delivery: Commissioning Public Services
  • GBS Dissertation
  • Implementation and Service Delivery
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Policy Advice: Evidence, Argument and Persuasion in Policy-Making
  • Principles of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations
  • Prudence, Ethics and Accountability
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Research Design
  • Research Methods for Policy Makers
  • Strategic Approaches to Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • The Political, Legal and Governance Environment

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree or higher (4.5 GPA)


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Completion of the Dissertation pathway in the Master of Public Administration program may provide a pathway to Higher Degree by Research (HDR) study.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $48,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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