Degree Regulation Detail

(a)  The Master of Public Administration degree program shall consist of coursework, examination and thesis, and shall run for a minimum of four semesters and a maximum of twelve semesters of fifteen weeks each.

(b)  The candidate shall be required to successfully take at least eight taught course units prior to embarking on thesis work.

(c)   The minimum course load in each semester prior to the final one shall be two course units; while the maximum load shall be four course units per semester.

(d)  All courses shall be of 45 hours duration.

(e)  The MPA thesis shall be equivalent to eight taught course units.


Students taking the thesis option shall be expected to take all core courses and choose at least one unit from specialized courses and at least one course   from the electives.