MSc programme in Public Administration 2010/2011

Study Programme Public Administration 2010-2011

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

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

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

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Public Policy Analysis

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Public Governance and Policy Networks

-

Public Governance and Legitimacy

Specializations: Policy & Governance

Q

Code

Course

EC

Exam format

1

194111230

Public Policy Analysis

5

PSS

1

194106090

Social Problems

5

PSS

1

194107040

Public Sector Reform

5

PSS

2&4

194119040

Methodology for Public Administration

5

PSS

2&4

194128030

Master Thesis I

10

BAM

3

194111240

Public Governance and Policy Networks

5

PSS

3

194101070

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

PSS

3

194111250

Methods of Policy Deliberation

5

PSS

4&2

194128030

Master Thesis II

15

BAM

 

 

 

total: 60 EC

 

Specializations: Public Safety

Q

Code

Course

EC

Exam format

1

194111230

Public Policy Analysis

5

PSS

1

194107230

Issues and Approaches in Public Safety Policy

5

PSS

1

194107240

Policy Instruments and Evaluation in Public Safety Policy

5

PSS

2&4

194119040

Methodology for Public Administration

5

PSS

2&4

194128030

Master Thesis I

10

BAM

3

194111240

Public Governance and Policy Networks

5

PSS

3

194101070

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

PSS

3

194107250

Issues in Public Safety Governance

5

PSS

4&2

194128030

Master Thesis II

15

BAM

 

 

 

total: 60 EC

 

Specializations: Higher Education

Q

Code

Course

EC

Exam format

1

194111230

Public Policy Analysis

5

PSS

1

194114060

Issues and Approaches in Higher Education Policy

5

PSS

1

194114070

Policy Instruments and Evaluation in Higher Education Policy

5

PSS

2&4

194119040

Methodology for Public Administration

5

PSS

2&4

194128030

Master Thesis I

10

BAM

3

194111240

Public Governance and Policy Networks

5

PSS

3

194101070

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

PSS

3

194114110

Issues in Higher Education Governance

5

PSS

4&2

194128030

Master Thesis II

15

BAM

 

 

 

total: 60 EC

 

Specializations: Environment & Sustainability

Q

Code

Course

EC

Exam format

1

194111230

Public Policy Analysis

5

PSS

1

194106110

Issues and Approaches in Environment & Sustainability

5

PSS

1

194106100

Policy Instruments and Evaluation in Environment & Sustainability

5

PSS

2&4

194119040

Methodology for Public Administration

5

 

2&4

194128030

Master Thesis I

10

BAM

3

194111240

Public Governance and Policy Networks

5

PSS

3

194101070

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

PSS

3

194106080

Issues in Environment & Sustainability Governance

5

PSS

4&2

194128030

Master Thesis II

15

BAM

 

 

 

total: 60 EC

 

Specializations: Public Management

Q

Code

Course

EC

Exam format

1

201000089

Public management Theories and Tools

5

PSS

1

194107040

Public Sector Reform

5

PSS

1

194120100

HRM and organizational development

5

PSS

2&4

194119040

Methodology for Public Administration

5

 

2&4

194128030

Master Thesis I

10

BAM

3

201000120

Public agencies and public-private partnerships

5

PSS

3

192340101

Implementation of IT in organizations

5

PSS

3

194101070

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

PSS

4&2

194128030

Master Thesis II

15

BAM

 

 

Total:

60 EC

 

Specializations: Recht en Bestuur (Taught in Dutch)

Q

Code

Course

EC

Exam format

1

194101100

Recht & Regulering

5

PSS

1

194101110

Handhaving & Bescherming

5

PSS

1

 

Keuzevak 1: Sturing (zie onderaan)

5

 

2&4

191763160

Research methods for law & economics

5

PSS

2&4

194128030

Master Thesis I

10

BAM

3

191763090

Overheid & Markt

5

PSS

3

194101120

Organisatie & Recht

5

PSS

3

 

Keuzevak 2: Ordening (zie onderaan)

5

 

4&2

194128030

Master Thesis II

15

BAM

 

 

Total:

60 EC

 

Keuzevakken voor Recht en Bestuur – Kies een profiel

Q

Code

Course

Profiel 1: Public Safety

1

194107230

Issues and Approaches in Public Safety Policy

5

3

194107250

Issues in Public Safety Governance

5

 

 

 

Profiel 2: Higher Education

1

194114060

Issues and Approaches in Higher Education Policy

5

3

194114110

Issues in Higher Education Governance

5

 

 

 

Profiel 3: Environment & Sustainability

1

194106110

Issues and Approaches in Environment & Sustainability

5

3

194106080

Issues in Environment & Sustainability Governance

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kies 1 vak uit:

Profiel 4

1

194111230

Public Policy Analysis

5

1

194106090

Social Problems

5

1

194107040

Public Sector Reform

5

1

201000089

Public Management Theories and Tools

5

1

194117020

Innovation and Regulation

5

 

 

En 1 vak uit:

 

3

194111240

Public Governance and Policy Networks

5

3

194101070

Public Governance and Legitimacy

5

3

201000120

Public agencies and public-private partnerships

5

3

191763150

Competition Law

5

 

 

 

 

Key to exam formats:

S = written exam

M = oral exam

PGI = group practical exercise, including a written group report and (in so far as possible)

individual assessment of the manner in which the student participated in the group exercise

PS = practical exercises, including a written report

PSS = practical exercises or assignments, including a written and/or oral report, and a written exam; the student may sit the written exam only after satisfactorily completing the practical exercises and the written and/or oral report

PSM = similar to PSS, however, an oral exam will be sat

BAM = reviewed in accordance with the procedures laid down in the regulations applicable to

the Master’s assignment.

Transitional arrangements

The specialization Public management has changed. See this table for your new course.

specialization: Public Management

 

Course 2010-2011

Course 2009-2010

Q

Code

Course

Code

Course

1

201000089

Public management Theories and Tools

411011

Public Sector Management Control

1

194107040

Public Sector Reform

410704

Public Sector Reform

1

194120100

HRM and organizational development

410509

Strategic HRM in the Public Sector

3

201000120

Public agencies and public-private partnerships

411917

Public Bureaucracies

3

192340101

Implementation of IT in organizations

410510

Public Performance Management Information Systems

3

194101070

Public Governance and Legitimacy

410107

Public Governance and Legitimacy