Accredited Courses > M.Sc. in Governance and Management

Master of Science

M.Sc. in Governance and Management

Start Date

November 2021

30 Months

Part-time

Course Modules

10 Modules

6 Compulsory

4 Elective

Dissertation

Accreditation

MQF/EQF Level 7

Price

€ 8,500

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€ 5,950 back on this course

Prerequisites in detail

Candidates who apply must:

➢ Level 6 Degree and 3 years’ work experience

OR

➢ Level 5 Diploma or Higher Diploma and 5 years’ work experience in a supervisory or managerial role.

Preference is given to applicants having a Level 6 Degree in a discipline related to the Study Programme; and a minimum of 3 years’ work experience in management within the sector covered by the Study Programme.

Do you meet these required prerequisites?

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Modules

MQF lvl 7

Governance - Principles and Application

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Managing Finance and Decision Making in Public Organisations

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Managing Public Organisations and People

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Business and Corporate Law

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Governance and Strategy

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Research Methods

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Managing Change in Public Organisations (elective)

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Corporate Secretarial Practice (elective)

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Intercultural Management and Governance (elective)

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Project Management and Governance (elective)

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Project Contract, Commercial and Procurement Management in Governance (elective)

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

MQF lvl 7

Operations Management (elective)

6 Credits (ECTS)

€ 775

Course Details

Who is this course for?

  • Public administration practitioners, managers and officials from ministries, local authorities and public and private bodies;
  • Public leaders and CEOs from the public and private sector;
  • Policy practitioners from the private sector and civil society organisations;

What are the course objectives and benefits?

By the end of the training programme, participants should be able to:

  • Criticaly reflect on and appraise the utility of management and leadership theory in the development and functioning of the public and private sector organisations
  • Analyse public and private sector in global and local context in relation to operations management
  • Evaluate the importance of managing change in the government and private sector at different management levels in the context of change management and implementation theory
  • Critically analyse the functions and processes of management, and how public and private services are organised, delivered, and evaluated
  • Critically analyse and assess the value of management functions and roles in public and private sector in relation to governance and leadership theories
  • Apply an in-depth knowledge and understanding of management and governance theories informed by current scholarship and research
  • Critically assess current issues and developments in the subject of public and private organisations management in relation to change management theories
  • Critically interpret and apply methodologies for evaluating, analysing and appraising organisational practice
  • Analyse, interpret and assess the value of evidence in scholarship and research related to public and private organisations, leadership, strategy, finance and operations to inform problem solving in government, non-profit and private sector.
  • Critcally analyse and apply governance and leadership theories to practice
  • Critically analyse and reflect to demonstrate mastery and integrated understanding of   governance and leadership concepts and theories
  • Investigate, analyse and synthesise information, issues, and problems with concepts and theories in relation to governance and leadership practices
  • Communicate and demonstrate knowledge, skills, and ideas that contribute to and advance understandings and ethical practices in governance and leadership
  • Research and apply established theories to a range of governance and  leadership practices and settings
  • Generate and explore creative solutions for complex real-world challenges
  • Plan, execute, and interpret a substantial research-based project that captures  governance and/or leadership challenges

Dissertation related question?

The dissertation is a compulsory element of the MSc in Governance and Management

The aim of it is to produce an original piece of research work on a clearly defined topic. Additionally, it is to enable the student to develop deeper knowledge, understanding, capabilities and attitudes in the context of the programme of study.

Course Intake Dates

TBA
Malta / Gozo
€ 8,500