Public Management (N1598)
15 credits, Level 5
In this module, you are introduced to management and organisation in the public sector.
You examine key perspectives, theories and approaches to public management.
Furthermore, you discuss relevant aspects of the transformation of the public sector over time and across many countries in the world.
In this module, you cover key issues in organising, leading, managing, and governing in the public sector and how different types of public organisations operate and are managed.
Your major topics in this module include:
- governance and accountability
- strategy and strategic planning
- public financing and financial management
- leadership and managing people
- technology and new media
- public policy.
30%: Coursework (Essay)
70%: Examination (Open examination)
Contact hours and workload
This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 32 hours of contact time and 118 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2018/19. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses:
- Business and Management Studies (with a professional placement year) BSc
- Business and Management Studies BSc
- Economics and Management Studies BSc
- Marketing and Management (with a professional placement year) BSc
- Marketing and Management BSc
- Marketing and Management with Psychology (with a professional placement year) BSc
- Marketing and Management with Psychology BSc