MA in Public Administration

Public service managers deal with continuous changes and pressures to deliver more with less, direct a complex policy context and enhance performance while retaining public service values. This qualification is designed for experts in public and non-profit organisations who provide comprehensive and robust support. The students will grasp how to analyse complex general management problems, lead change effectively, and develop their capacity to manage through networks and partnerships. Candidates will be capable of shaping and delivering future public services and moving into more strategic roles in a broad range of organisations. During the course the candidates develops a competent and reflective practitioner skill, both in the present position, and in preparation for more demanding roles in the future. The program comprises two phases; the first phase is the Level 7 Diploma in Public Administration awarded by OTHM, an Ofqual regulated awarding body. The second phase is the MA in Public Administration Top up awarded by University of Chichester. Students who have completed OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Public Administration will only be eligible for the MA in Public Administration Top by University of Chichester.

The University of Chichester is a Public University located in West Sussex, England offering Graduate and Post Graduate Degrees. All the master and top up programs are delivered by London Graduate School and validated by the University of Chichester.

  • Time-constrained scenario-based assignments
  • No examinations


  • The learner needs to possess a Level 7 Diploma in Public Administration qualification (120 credits) from an ofqual regulated awarding body
  • The learner must have a least of 2 years’ work encounter at the graduate level, in either an administrative or proficient capacity which may incorporate deliberate work, situations, and internships, extend administration, etc.

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.

The program comprised of two phases; 

1st Phase 

Level 7 Diploma in Public Administration

(Awarded by OTHM, an regulated awarding body).

  • Unit 1 Managing and Leading in the Public Sector
  • Unit 2 Public Service Reform and Innovation
  • Unit 3 Policy and Politics – Theory and Analysis
  • Unit 4 Managing Public Finance
  • Unit 5 Managing Public Sector Projects
  • Unit 6 Advanced Research Methods


2nd Phase

MA in Public Administration Top-Up

(Validated by University of Chichester)

Consultancy Project Report 

Delivery Methods

School of Business London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between blended learning and online learning methods at SBL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Classes. Learners enrolled at SBL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live classes, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live classes are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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