Across the globe, the delivery of public services is facing unprecedented challenges, including:

  • Conflicts
  • Financial crises
  • Security concerns
  • Transnational epidemics
  • Growth of technology
  • Changing structures of government

Through its international perspective and multi-disciplinary approach, this online masters programme seeks to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of policy development, delivery and evaluation.

Studying alongside peers from across the globe, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills to help change people’s lives for the better. At the same time, you’ll acquire the contemporary skills needed for effective government in the 21st century.

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Learn, network, grow

  • Students
    is the average age
    of current MPA students
  • 42
    countries represented
    Network with fellow professionals from the 42 different countries represented on our MPA programme
  • 92%
    of students
    believe their degree will be valuable or very valuable to their careers after graduation*

Why choose the Roehampton Online Master of Public Administration?

  • Develop personally and professionally through the MPA’s unique career-focused programme structure.
  • Explore today’s complex public challenges and develop new ways to lead and implement change for the public good.
  • Investigate social issues such as human rights, international development and social justice.
  • Gain public administration and business skills needed to work successfully both with and for public organisations.
  • Connect with a diverse group of fellow students across the globe, comparing public policy across countries and cultures.
  • Learn from highly qualified international faculty members, many of whom are professionally active in their field.

Quality and standards

All Roehampton degrees are recognised by the UK government, and the University complies with the academic standards monitored by the government’s Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA).

These standards are the same for all programmes – undergraduate, postgraduate and research-based – whether delivered online or on campus. This means you’ll receive the same standard of education as Roehampton students studying on campus and have the opportunity to graduate in London.

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*Results calculated by the University of Roehampton, London Online based on the responses of 676 current students who responded to the annual student-satisfaction survey in 2014. At the time the research was fielded, this was a response rate of 33%.