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MPA - Master of Public Administration

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General)

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Course Summary

Give yourself the competitive advantage in public sector finance with a 100% online MPA (Master of Public Administration) Finance from North Wales Management School. The MPA Finance has been created for ambitious and forward-thinking finance professionals, team leaders, managers and executives in the public sector who want to move up into more senior and strategic roles.

Learn how to succeed as a public sector finance leader

The programme develops the key knowledge and skills of effective public sector finance leaders, including:

  • Micro and macro economics
  • Public sector financial analytics
  • Public finance and economic analysis
  • Communications skills
  • Policy and strategic implementation
  • Human resource management
  • Ethics
  • Environmental impacts of organisational activity

A uniquely flexible MPA Finance that can be studied from anywhere in the world

The MPA Finance is 100% online and can be studied from anywhere, with no need to visit campus. Its flexible online learning model ensures that it can be studied at any time, meaning that you can fit study around your other life commitments and can avoid taking a costly study break.

MPA Finance to deliver success in today’s public sector

This MPA Finance is very much sector-led and career-focused, which reflects the culture and capabilities of North Wales Management School and of Wrexham Glyndwr University as a whole. Our deep relationships with major employers have helped shape a Master of Public Administration Finance that is specifically geared towards career enhancement outcomes in a wide range of finance roles across the public sector. It is this approach that has seen us ranked in the top 10 UK universities for employability for part-time students.


This module supports students in identifying a contemporary business/management problem that is sufficiently complex to warrant investigation as a means of identifying possible solutions. It will provide insight into the nature of academic research, together with methodologies and analytical techniques. Students will develop and submit their research proposal based on a focused literature review. The problem identified in this module will be researched in the student’s dissertation.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

You should have or be about to complete an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum grade of 2:2 (or equivalent qualification). We will also accept Masters degrees or equivalent. You should have at least 2 years of work experience. We may also accept applicants who do not have these qualifications based on 2 or more years of relevant work experience. If you earned your undergraduate degree outside the UK, you should check that it is equivalent to a 2:2.

University information

Wrexham Glyndwr University offers a wide range of postgraduate courses, along with part-time and professional qualifications. The university prides itself on its industry-led courses, offering links with employers. There are over 9,000 students at the university, with around 1,500 studying for a postgraduate qualification. The main campus in Wrexham is located on the edge of town and contains the majority of student services, facilities...more

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