|Name of academic qualification||Master of Science in Public Administration|
|Cycle of study programme||Second Cycle Studies|
|Name and status of awarding institution||Faculty of Economics, University of Tirana, Public Institution|
|Language(s) of teaching/examination||Albanian|
|Duration of study programme (years)||2 years|
|Delivery of study||Full time|
Students who have completed a bachelor programme in branches of the Faculty of Economy, University of Tirana, are admitted in the Master program, without any additional requirement of fulfilling basic educational knowledge. Students who have completed a bachelor program, in other Faculties of the Economy (public / private - national / foreign), may be accepted after formal recognition of their diplomas, under relevant regulations of the Faculty of Economy, University of Tirana.
Other eligibility criteria (if any) for master's admission include: holding of a BSc diploma with average over a certain level according to relevant regulations of FEUT; holding of a BSc diploma from foreign colleges/universities after their recognition, with average over a certain level according to relevant regulations of FEUT; other criteria (if the number of applications exceeds the maximum number of students): a - written test on logical knowledge; and/or b - average of special qualification disciplines over a certain level according to relevant regulations of FEUT.
This study program, aims to prepare students for careers as experts and specialists in public organizations at central or local level. Programs of subjects provide expansion and specialization of theoretical knowledge and skills for an advanced and independent scientific research, in the field of public administration. The program of Master of Science in Public Administration, aims to develop the necessary skills to implement policies and programs, and to address solutions to various problems, that public organizations face. The program of Master of Science in Public Administration, aims to integrate scientific knowledge with in-depth practical skills in the field of public administration. The structure of the program “Master of Science in Public Administration”, aims to provide a comprehensive package of knowledge and focused simultaneously in the field of:
Successful completion of this program, allows students also, study coherently pursuing an academic and research career through continuing of doctoral studies, increasing the potential for further development of their professional careers in the field of public administration.
The student's assessment scheme runs from mark 1 to 10 which have the following meaning: 1-4 fail, 5-6 sufficient, 7 satisfactory, 8 good, 9 very good, 10 excellent.
Exams are evaluated on a point basis system, the result of which is converted into marks based on the following schema:
|4||up to 50 points|
Eligible to enroll in the Third Cycle of Studies (PhD in the field Public Administration).
After completing this program of study, thanks to the knowledge acquired, the student has accumulated all the necessary skills as expert in public administration field, with a high level of theoretical and practical knowledge. This degree enables him to be employed in central and local government institutions, research institutions, non governmental organizations, etc. as a specialist in the relevant field of study or in the role of public admnistrator. After completing the program, thanks to the knowledge gained, the student is trained to develop a successful career in administration of public organization. Master of Science Degree serves as a bridge for the connection of the academic career and doctoral research. The system of knowledge offered by this program and acquired competencies enable students to pursue the Third Cycle of Studies (Doctoral Studies).
|2||HRM in public sector||6||60||I|
|4||Constitutional and administrative law||5||60||I|
|6||Financial Management of public organizations||6||60||II|
|7||European public administration||6||60||II|
|9||Organizational behavior in the public sector||6||60||II|
|10||Management of public organizations||6||60||II|
|Total First Year||59||600|
|2||Central and Local Governance||5||60||I|
|3||Management of projects and contracts||5||60||I||Elective Subjects|
|Management information systems|
|5||Evaluation Policy and Performance in the Public Sector||5||60||II|
|Total Second Year||61||575|
|Total Year I+II||120||1175|