Study programme

MSc programme in Public Administration 2008/2009

In all tracks it is possible to start in Quartile (Q) 1 = September or in Quartile 3 = Februari.

During Quartile 2 (or Quartile 4 if you started in Februari) there will be special Research Methods classes to help you start with your Master thesis .

As stated below, for the first four tracks three courses are common:

  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Public Governance and Policy Networks
  • Public Governance and Legitimacy

Track: Policy and Governance

Q

Code

Course

EC

1

411123

Public Policy Analysis

5

1

410609

Social Problems

5

1

410113

Economic Methods of Policy Analysis

5

2&4

412803

Master Thesis I

15

3

411124

Public Governance and Policy Networks

5

3

410107

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

3

411125

Methods of Policy Deliberation

5

4&2

412803

Master Thesis II

15



total:

60 EC

Track: Public Safety

Q

Code

Course

EC

1

411123

Public Policy Analysis

5

1

410723

Issues and Approaches in Public Safety Policy

5

1

410724

Policy Instruments and Evaluation in Public Safety Policy

5

2&4

412803

Master Thesis I

15

3

411124

Public Governance and Policy Networks

5

3

410107

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

3

410725

Issues in Public Safety Governance

5

4&2

412803

Master Thesis II

15



total:

60 EC

Track: Higher Education

Q

Code

Course

EC

1

411123

Public Policy Analysis

5

1

411406

Issues and Approaches in Higher Education Policy

5

1

411407

Policy Instruments and Evaluation in Higher Education Policy

5

2&4

412803

Master Thesis I

15

3

411124

Public Governance and Policy Networks

5

3

410107

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

3

411411

Issues in Higher Education Governance

5

4&2

412803

Master Thesis II

15



total:

60 EC

Track: Environment & Sustainability

Q

Code

Course

EC

1

411123

Public Policy Analysis

5

1

410611

Issues and Approaches in Environment & Sustainability

5

1

410610

Policy Instruments and Evaluation in Environment & Sustainability

5

2&4

412803

Master Thesis I

15

3

411124

Public Governance and Policy Networks

5

3

410107

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

3

410608

Issues in Environment & Sustainability Governance

5

4&2

412803

Master Thesis II

15



total:

60 EC

Track: Public Management

Q

Code

Course

EC

1

411011

Public Sector Management Control

5

1

410509

Strategic HRM in the Public Sector

5

1

410510

Public Performance Management Information Systems

5

2&4

412803

Master Thesis I

15

3

410704

Public Sector Reform

5

3

411917

Public Bureaucracies

5

3

410107

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

4&2

412803

Master Thesis II

15



total:

60 EC

Track: Recht en Bestuur (Taught primarily in Dutch)

Q

Code

Course

EC

1

410110

Recht & Regulering

5

1

410111

Handhaving & Bescherming

5

1


Keuzevak 1: Sturing (zie onderaan)

5

2&4

412803

Master Thesis I

15

3

176309

Overheid & Markt

5

3

410112

Organisatie & Recht

5

3


Keuzevak 2: Ordening (zie onderaan)

5

4&2

412803

Master Thesis II

15



totaal:

60 EC

Keuzevakken voor Recht en Bestuur – Kies een profiel

Q

Code

Course

Profiel 1:
Public Safety

1

410723

Issues and Approaches in Public Safety Policy

5

3

410725

Issues in Public Safety Governance

5




Profiel 2:
Higher Education

1

411406

Issues and Approaches in Higher Education Policy

5

3

411411

Issues in Higher Education Governance

5




Profiel 3: Environment & Sustainability

1

410611

Issues and Approaches in Environment & Sustainability

5

3

410608

Issues in Environment & Sustainability Governance

5







Kies 1 vak uit:

Profiel 4:
Policy and Governance

1

411123

Public Policy Analysis

5

1

410609

Social Problems

5

1

410113

Economic Methods of Policy Analysis

5

1

411011

Public Sector Management Control

5



En 1 vak uit:


3

411124

Public Governance and Policy Networks

5

3

410107

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

3

411917

Public Bureaucracies

5

3

410704

Public Sector Reform

5