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MPA – Master of Public Administration offered by Unicaf University

Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Public PolicyMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Public Policy

Degree

MPA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

Introduction
This Master’s programme is in compliance with Zambia’s current national strategic focus on the gradual development of higher education. Drawing on Zambia’s Education for All 2015 National Review, the 7th National Development Plan and the SADC Protocol on Education and Training, and complying with Unicaf University’s principles, the MPA will contribute in broadening access and participation to high quality relevant education, with the efficiency and effectiveness of modern education delivery systems. Since the education sector has vastly been embracing the potentials of online learning in the area of education, the MPA is offering improved content delivery.
During this course, students will be able to study advanced principles of public management processes and concepts. They will gain profound knowledge of management and administration procedures and be equipped with skills that will render them able to successfully function in managerial positions in the field.
Rationale
The course will enable students to become efficiently equipped with all necessary skills and knowledge in order to advance in the field of Public Administration, both in the local level, according to Zambia’s needs, and on an international level –if desired.
Aims of the Programme
The MPA aims to equip students with an ability to deploy skills and understanding in a range of contemporary issues surrounding the applications of public administration, through techniques of critical analysis, reflection and evaluation, complying with the pronounced educational long term goals of Zambia that focus on the development of individual learners in holistic manner that address their developmental needs, affective and psychomotor skills.
Moreover, equally important aims are the promotion of clarity of thought, knowledge of the possibility and limits of application public administration in local and international work environments, the capacity to explore issues, and present positions, in a structured and methodical way as well as the capacity to recognise and accommodate insights from a variety of sources. In other words, the meaningful acquisition of relevant skills and knowledge to enable students to meet challenges and lead individual fruitful lives, while empowering them to contribute to the sustainable development of their immediate environment.
Objectives of the Programme
The MPA is a contribution in the attempt to reinforce and enhance the ‘weak decentralised administrative and fiscal system of governance’ (7th NDP, p. 96), as the programme invests in students, enhancing the quality and future of the human resources and capital of Zambia, by developing their knowledge and skills needed for successful and strategic, local oriented leadership performance, within the context of the 7th National Development Plan and the SADC Protocol on Education and Training.

Program overview

Main Subject

Public Policy

Degree

MPA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

Online

Introduction
This Master’s programme is in compliance with Zambia’s current national strategic focus on the gradual development of higher education. Drawing on Zambia’s Education for All 2015 National Review, the 7th National Development Plan and the SADC Protocol on Education and Training, and complying with Unicaf University’s principles, the MPA will contribute in broadening access and participation to high quality relevant education, with the efficiency and effectiveness of modern education delivery systems. Since the education sector has vastly been embracing the potentials of online learning in the area of education, the MPA is offering improved content delivery.
During this course, students will be able to study advanced principles of public management processes and concepts. They will gain profound knowledge of management and administration procedures and be equipped with skills that will render them able to successfully function in managerial positions in the field.
Rationale
The course will enable students to become efficiently equipped with all necessary skills and knowledge in order to advance in the field of Public Administration, both in the local level, according to Zambia’s needs, and on an international level –if desired.
Aims of the Programme
The MPA aims to equip students with an ability to deploy skills and understanding in a range of contemporary issues surrounding the applications of public administration, through techniques of critical analysis, reflection and evaluation, complying with the pronounced educational long term goals of Zambia that focus on the development of individual learners in holistic manner that address their developmental needs, affective and psychomotor skills.
Moreover, equally important aims are the promotion of clarity of thought, knowledge of the possibility and limits of application public administration in local and international work environments, the capacity to explore issues, and present positions, in a structured and methodical way as well as the capacity to recognise and accommodate insights from a variety of sources. In other words, the meaningful acquisition of relevant skills and knowledge to enable students to meet challenges and lead individual fruitful lives, while empowering them to contribute to the sustainable development of their immediate environment.
Objectives of the Programme
The MPA is a contribution in the attempt to reinforce and enhance the ‘weak decentralised administrative and fiscal system of governance’ (7th NDP, p. 96), as the programme invests in students, enhancing the quality and future of the human resources and capital of Zambia, by developing their knowledge and skills needed for successful and strategic, local oriented leadership performance, within the context of the 7th National Development Plan and the SADC Protocol on Education and Training.

Admission requirements

2 Years
Jan
Feb

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Unicaf is a leading provider of online and blended learning at tertiary education level and is headquartered in Cyprus. Unicaf has, over the years, steadily expanded and continues to expand throughout Africa with a network of campuses and centres that facilitate both open and blended learning options. Unicaf currently operates in 12 countries, with more expansion planned in line with its stated mission of serving different communities via professional practice and academic research.

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Unicaf is a leading provider of online and blended learning at tertiary education level and is headquartered in Cyprus. Unicaf has, over the years, steadily expanded and continues to expand throughout Africa with a network of campuses and centres that facilitate both open and blended learning options. Unicaf currently operates in 12 countries, with more expansion planned in line with its stated mission of serving different communities via professional practice and academic research.

In collaboration with its  partner universities in the UK, US and Africa , Unicaf offers a wide range of academic study options, including bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. In addition to online and on-campus studies, Unicaf also offers professional short courses.

Unicaf employs the most up-to-date technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of teaching and instruction and consequently improve the student learning experience. The digital learning platform is, at its core, an integrated ecosystem comprising people, technology and data. Unicaf boasts a state-of-the-art, cloud-based digital platform   that provides a number of services starting from when a student clicks on an advert up until graduation.

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