MPA Syllabus ( Master of Public Administration)

Masters of Public Administration provides knowledge of public administration, policy formulation, international administration, personnel administration and contemporary issues. It is a two years program designed by Tribhuvan University and Purbanchal University. This program helps to produce Administrators, Policy makers, Human Resources, Financial Planners and Law and Order Administrators. Purbanchal University have designed the MPA curriculum in context to Nepal and Nepalese public Enterprize and Administrative system. They have focus on overall development of a nation with urban area, rural area development and planning, labour law and policy, public enterprize Management in their specialization focus. 

mpa Syllabus - TU

In the curriculum of TU they are grouped into core courses, analytical and professional core courses, Specialization course and thesis writing courses. Total course carries 800 and specialization 200 marks. Thesis writing is mandatory.

Semester Subject Credit Hour Code
1 Fundamentals of Public Administration N/A PA 500
1 Research Methods in Public Administration N/A PA 510
1 Development Administration N/A PA 520
1 Public Personnel Administration and Organization Behavior N/A PA 530
1 Public Financial Administration N/A PA 540
1 Administrative Law N/A PA 550
2 Public Policy Analysis N/A PA 600
2 Public Enterprise Management and Social Responsibility N/A PA 610
2 International Administration N/A PA 620
2 Contemporary Issues in Public Affairs Management N/A PA 630
mpa Syllabus - P.U (Purb)

MPA course of Purbanchal University is grouped into core courses, Capstone and Specialization courses. Total study hours is 66 credit hours.

Semester Subject Credit Hour Code
1 Frontiers of Public Administration 3 hrs PAM 500
1 Statistics for Public Administration 3 hrs PAM 510
1 Research Methodology 3 hrs PAM 520
1 Public Fiscal Administration 3 hrs PAM 530
1 Administrative Law 3 hrs PAM 540
2 Personnel Management in the Public Sector 3 hrs PAM 550
2 Organizational Behavior 3 hrs PAM 560
2 Development Administration I 3 hrs PAM 570
2 Public Policy I 3 hrs PAM 580
2 Computer Basics 3 hrs PAM 590
3 Development Administration II 3 hrs PAM 600
3 Public Policy II 3 hrs PAM 610
3 International Administration 3 hrs PAM 620
3 Contemporary Public Affairs Management 3 hrs PAM 630
3 Internship 3 hrs PAM 640
4 Nation-Building & Social Change 3 hrs PAM 650
4 Administrative System in Nepal 3 hrs PAM 660
4 Public Enterprises Administration 3 hrs PAM 670
4 Specialization 1- Development Management Area 1- Community and Rural Development 3 hrs DMS 650
4 Specialization 1- Development Management - Urban Area Development and Management 3 hrs DMS 660
4 Specialization 1- Development Management Area 3 - Development Planning 3 hrs DMS 670
4 Specialization 1- Development Management Area 4 - Project Planning and Implementation 3 hrs DMS 680
4 Specialization 1- Development Management Area 5 - Thesis 6 hrs DMS 695
4 Specialization 2 - Personal Management Area 1 - Personal Administration in Nepal 3 hrs PMS 650
4 Specialization 2 - Personal Management Area 2 - Labour Policy and Administration in Nepal 3 hrs PMS 660
4 Specialization 2 - Personal Management Area 3 - Human Resource Development 3 hrs PMS 670
4 Specialization 2 - Personal Management Area 4 - Performance Management 3 hrs PMS 680
4 Specialization 2 - Personal Management Area 5 - Thesis 6 hrs PMS 695
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