MSc Public Service Management

MSc Public Service Management

The University has a long tradition of providing high-quality public services courses, and has successfully delivered such postgraduate programmes for over 20 years. The MSc Public Service Management is specifically designed for individuals who work in or with public service-related organisations, and is available to study full-time or part-time.

You will examine the challenges faced in public service, making strong links between academic theory and management practice to establish a relevant context. You will also specialise in a key area through your chosen dissertation topic. There are three exit points – Postgraduate Certificate; the Postgraduate Diploma or the full MSc.

What you will study

Stage 1 – Postgraduate Certificate

  • Managing Resources and Projects
    Develop the capability of dealing with current issues associated with resourcing the UK public sector.
  • Managing People and Organisations in the Public Sector
    Analyse key concepts in organisational behaviour and management and evaluate these in a public sector context.
  • Strategy and Leadership
    Critically evaluate various approaches to strategy and leadership in the public service context and gain the practical skills to lead and manage services effectively.

Stage 2 – Postgraduate Diploma
You will study the equivalent of...

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This course is taught at: Treforest Campus, Pontypridd


  • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Part Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
      • Full Time 1 Years Start Date: Sep 2018
        • Part Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018