Master of Government Studies

University of Saint Joseph
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
January September
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 15,000

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor degree, or its equivalent, and demonstrate adequate English proficiency. 
  • Relevant work experience strengthens your application. 
  • Selected applicants are required to attend an admission interview. 
  • Master students who complete the first year of the curricular part of the programme with a minimum overall grade below 14 (out of 20) will not be allowed to proceed to the dissertation, project or report, but are eligible to receive a post-graduate diploma.


Main Modules

  • Ethics In Public Policy And Administration
  • Globalisation And Governance
  • Managing People In Public Administration
  • Negotiation And Conflict Resolution
  • Research Methodology


  • Global Realities And The Emergence Of New Forms Of Governance
  • Institutional Government And Economic Development
  • Growth Management: Land Use,Environment And Community Planning
  • Leadership,Ethics And Diversity

Public Policy Development

  • Mass Media And Public Policy
  • Moral Dimensions Of Public Policy
  • Analytical Frameworks For Policy
  • Development Policy Strategy

Institutional Leadership & Performance

  • The Role Of The Civic And Business Communities In Development
  • Conflict, Cooperation And Strategy
  • Managing Social Services
  • Leadership And Managerial Effectiveness

Public Accounting & Finance

  • Public Budgeting And Financial Management
  • Analysis Of Fiscal Conditions
  • Financial, Managerial And Government Accounting
  • International Financial Policy: Issues And Analysis

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