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Applications For a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) Programme (ICAPA ACCREDITED) For The 2020/2021 Academic Year:

The programme has developed a very strong reputation for providing high quality knowledge and skills for new entrants in the public sector management and administration, performance improvement techniques for the public servants, as well equipping potential doctoral candidates with scholarly skills in the public administration field.  The faculty of the program have also begun to play a significant role in providing policy guidance to senior Ugandan government officials through the establishment of the Uganda Development Policy Management Forum.
 
PROGRAMME GOAL:
This programme is designed to enhance the skills of accomplished senior officials, who hold key positions within their organizations and those aspiring to have a specialized career in public administration. The curriculum provides a broad range of analytical and conceptual skills in critical areas needed for managing in a changing global environment. The programme curriculum uniquely gives skills in managing the critical human, financial and material resources of public sector organizations.
Specifically, the Master in Public Administration aims at producing a skilled administrator who:
  • Demonstrates awareness and knowledge of the political context of working in the public service,
  • Understands and appreciates the theoretical foundations of public administration,
  • Displays practical knowledge of all facets of public sector work
  • Exhibits technical competence, and conducts oneself ethically, recognizing the broad responsibility toward serving the public interest in contrast to a more narrowly defined self-interest.
PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
The curriculum for the current Master in Public Administration degree is by Coursework and Research. It is a two-year program, offered on weekends. During the first year, it requires the student to complete 12 modules, each of which are offered over the course of four consecutive weekends.   During the course of the second year, all students prepare a required dissertation (Master’s thesis).  The first and second years of the program also include occasional supplemental research seminars which are designed to augment the research module which is taken during the first year of coursework. 
 
Admission requirements:
Applicants shall be holders of a Bachelor’s degree from an Institution of higher learning recognized by NCHE or a Professional Chartered qualification equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, with a working experience of at least one year.
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Application forms are obtainable at the UMI Reception or the website: http://www.umi.ac.ug The completed applications together with copies of academic documents must be submitted after payment of the application fee of Ugx40, 000= (Ugandans); US. $26 (International Students) This should be done not later than 31/3/2020 to:-
The Institute Registrar
Uganda Management Institute
Plot 44-52 Jinja Road, P. O. Box 20131, Kampala
Tel: 0312 721000, 0414 789 000, 0752-259722
E-mail   admin@umi.ac.ug     Website: http://www.umi.ac.ug
Plot 44-52, Jinja Road, P.O Box 20131 Kampala, Uganda. Telephone: +256-312 721 000, +256-417 891 000, +256 752 259 722. Emailadmin@umi.ac.ug