Public Administration & Governance

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Presently, the department has a total of 728 registered students, 505 undergraduates, 105 Advanced Diploma, 118 postgraduates (29 Masters and 32 Doctorates). The total figure include full-time and part-time.

In 2023, the Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration (PGDIP) was successfully launched, and 36 full-time and 21 part-time students enrolled for the course.

The department comprises 14 suitably qualified academics registered as profession members with various professional bodies and with extensive practical experience in the public sector.

The department is involved with service learning and community outreach programmes that involve students, as part of their preparation for the challenges of the world of work.

Students in their final year of study are placed in various organisations for a period of 3 months to acquire work experiences prior to completing the qualification.

Involvement of industry is facilitated through the representation of members of industry on the departmental Advisory Committee.