Public Management

This programme is designed to provide students with a practical and comprehensive understanding of government in Ireland. Students will graduate with a holistic appreciation of the place of their organisation within what is a complex system and be better equipped to deal with the myriad of tasks and responsibilities in their public service careers.

Commences:
September 3206
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

The Certificate in Housing Studies provides housing practitioners, students of public policy and anyone with an interest in housing with a comprehensive introduction to housing services and policy in Ireland. A part-time, accredited programme, it responds to a palpable need among staff working in local authorities and in voluntary and co-operative housing organisations for a greater understanding of the major issues in public/social housing.   

Commences:
October 2017
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

This one-year course on introduces students to the political institutions and systems that determine how Ireland is governed. It focuses on the system of government and the system of social administration. 

Commences:
September 2017
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

This programme covers critical skills areas, including project initiation; schedule development, monitoring and control; team management. It also addresses methodologies, frameworks and technologies designed to support the project manager. Students will learn from experienced tutors, and from each other, how to manage their projects effectively and to meet the expectations of their stakeholders.

Commences:
October 2017
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

This one-year, part-time programme provides a systematic introduction to the subjects at the heart of public management in Ireland. Students take four subjects and address such crucial topics as constitutional law, the principles of economics, the Irish system of government and the most influential theories of management. The Certificate is both a stand-alone qualification and the first year of the four-year BA (Hons) programme.

Commences:
September 2017
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

The Certificate in Public Procurement is a comprehensive introduction to public procurement. It focuses on best practice procurement in the public sector and the achievement of value for money within the context of Irish and European Union legislation. 

Commences:
September 2017
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

The Diploma in Civil Service and State Agency Studies is designed to complement the Certificate in Civil Service and State Agency Studies.  The Diploma provides a more in-depth explanation and analysis of the system of government, ‘governance’ and public administration in Ireland. 

Commences:
September 2017
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

The Diploma in Law is a one-year, part-time programme that addresses the basic laws and legal principles that determine and influence the work of the State and private enterprise. It focuses on four key subjects. Students will learn about, among other things, how the Irish courts operate, the rights protected by the Constitution, the legal powers of state bodies, the laws governing contracts and business relationships and the laws that protect employees. 

Commences:
September 2017
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

The Diploma in Management is a one-year, part-time programme that explores key subjects in modern management theory and practice. It seeks to equip both those currently working in management and those who hope to obtain management positions with the requisite skills to make a valuable contribution to the strategic direction of their organisation and to advance their own career. 

Commences:
September 2017
Duration:
One academic year
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

This is a two-year, part-time programme. The first year is the Certificate in Public Management. The second year allows students to take a subject in an area of particular relevance to them. Students take four subjects from a choice of six streams. The Diploma is both a stand-alone qualification and the second year of the four-year BA (Hons) programme. 

Commences:
September 2017
Duration:
Two academic years
Accreditation:
UCD
Application Deadline:
September 2017

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