Master of Public Administration (M.P.A)
University of the West of Scotland
Lefkosia/Nicosia


Degree: Master of Public Administration (M.P.A)
Program Language: English
Admission Semester: Winter (Feb)Summer (Oct)
Start Date:
Program Duration: (1,5 years) or 3 semesters

Fees

Semester Tuition Fees: 1700 Euro
Other Fees: The tuition fees reflected above already include a 50% scholarship which is offered to all international students. An extra 105€ registration fee has to be paid once. Yearly Health Insurance & Social Activity fees also apply. Additional charges will apply for installment payments plus VAT. Please pay attention to the acceptance letter for actual amounts to be paid.
Cost of living: 250 - 500 euros per month
Job opportunities: Part-time jobs for students are competitive throughout the island.These part-time jobs usually pay from 300 to 500 euros depending on the type of work.
Funding opportunities within the university: Universities usually offer part-time opportunities to students who constantly excel academically.

Program details

Educational organisation: University of the West of Scotland
Study abroad: Opportunity available especially for thesis semester
Internships: No internship necessary for this program
Form of assessment: GPA Grade
ECTS credits: Each course in the program (Electives & Prerequisites) commands a certain amount of credit points.
Program objectives: The Master of Public Administration equips modern public managers as well as policy-makers with adequate skills needed to conduct important decisions in relation to policy. The graduate program takes into consideration a mixture of rigorous social science focus on governance, public administration, public policy and politics with a strong grounding in public sector management and strategy.

Minimum cost of living

Accomodation: 130 - 280 Euro / month
Food: 70 Euro / month
Cost of Living: 50 Euro / month
Transportation: Free, the University offers shuttles

Requirements

Language requirements: English Proficiency
Academic requirements:

- High School

- A-level Certificate

Documents:

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Arrival support: Support Available - Provided by the university
Services and support for international students: Support Available - Provided by the university
Accommodation

*Off-Campus options available

*On-Campus options available

Start Date:
Program Duration:: (1,5 years) or 3 semesters

Master

About University of the West of Scotland:

Origins of the University of the West of Scotland date back to 1897. Through a collaborative partnership with the Management Centre of the Mediterranean in northern Cyprus its parent institution in the United Kingdom, University of the West of Scotland - North Cyprus (UWS programme in North Cyprus) campus recently opened its doors in North Cyprus and started offering courses.

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About North Cyprus:

North Cyprus is a vibrant country of less than 320,000 inhabitants. The nation is divided into 6 districts namely Lefkosa, Gazimagusa, Girne, Güzelyurt, Iskele and Lefke.The Island is economically dependent on tourism and is surrounded by beautiful beaches, 5-star hotels and casinos.

About the city:

Lefkosa (Nicosia) is the oldest and biggest city in North Cyprus. It is home to about 100,000 people of which a substantial percentage are students, both local and international. Lefkosa is culturally rich, full of life, hosts a number of art and music festivals on a regular basis and, most importantly, is cheap to live in.