Diploma in Public Management

MQF Level 5


Public Management and Governance

TBC 2022
Price  (Local/EU)
15 months
ECTS Credits
Get Qualified Logo

Get 70% back via Tax Credit

€3,150 refund on this course

Course Description

The delivery of public services has never been more complex, with an array of different sectors and organisations with responsibilities in the area.

The Diploma in Public Management and Governance aims to provide you with a strong conceptual foundation for understanding and analysing the problems faced in public management and governance. It will also equip you with an effective toolkit of skills and techniques required to operate within the public sector’s increasingly complex managerial and organisational environment.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess the following:

  • a qualification at MQF Level 4 (one A-level or equivalent in any subject);


  • a pass in English Language and Mathematics at MQF Level 3 (O-level or equivalent).

Preference will be given to prospective applicants having a year of work experience related to the study programme.

Target Audience

This course is targeted at:

  • professionals within the public sector aspiring for professional and academic advancement in public management and governance;
  • mid-career break professionals looking for opportunities to return to or change their career;
  • other individuals who would find this programme suitable for their academic and professional path.

Career Paths

The possible positions for which this programme aims to prepare you for include:

  • executive secretary
  • supervisor
  • manager

How you’ll be assessed

This is a part-time programme and will typically take 15 months to complete. The programme comprises a total of 10 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.

The course comprises:

  • 6 lectures per module;
  • 3-hour lectures (evening);
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.

Course Intake Dates

TBC 2022

Additional Info

Reading for the entire Diploma in Public Management and Governance as presented in this brochure costs €4,500.*

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible for a 70% refund of the cost through the ‘Get Qualified’ scheme.**

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in Malta at the time of applying.

**Terms and conditions apply.

*** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.

Get Qualified

See what students have to say about our courses

Kevin Borg

The road is rough and bumpy, but the satisfaction at the end of the journey is priceless. IDEA Academy administration, staff and lecturers made it feel more effortless than it looks. Success isn’t easy, but if you believe you can achieve it. No words can explain my gratitude for all the help and motivation provided throughout the course. It’s never too late to enrich your academic portfolio.

Kevin Borg

M.Sc. in Governance and Management

Join our
mailing list

OFF on selected courses

Skip to content