Master of Public Administration

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

The Master of Public Administration program is designed for future leaders of government, civil society and market organisations responsible for pursuing the public interest. It integrates theory and practice in enhancing understanding, knowledge and skills essential to the management and leadership of public organisations. It does this through various analytical lens that structure, guide and inform an assessment of the complexities and challenges of organising public action within and across the state, market and civil society.


  • Public administration

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent, with work experience in the public sector or related environment

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Cognate disciplines are: Economic Policy, Economics, Law, International Politics, Political Economy, Political Sciences, Project Management, and Sociology

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra Domestic: $60,192
International: $85,920
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Further information

Students must achieve a minimum 65% weighted average mark in the initial component to continue to the concluding component.

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