Diploma in Public Administration

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About the course

Public Administration is a field of service that focuses on implementing management policies and programmes for the effective functioning of the government.  Public administrators work behind the scenes of our government carrying out various functions and developing systems to serve the public and make a positive difference. 

The public sector requires competent practitioners with current knowledge and skills to improve quality standards, increase productivity levels and address performance requirements.  The Diploma fulfils the needs of management in the public sector where both hard and soft skills are in short supply.  Lyceum’s course content will provide you with a range of relevant and essential management and administrative skills that will increase your opportunities to successfully contribute to, and grow in the public sector.

If you have foundational management knowledge and work experience in the public sector you will have the opportunity to advance in your career, as it will expand your management and administrative competencies.  Key areas of the programme include general management and related disciplines such as local government management, public management and public law.  A Diploma in Public Administration will also unlock numerous career opportunities for you if you would like to start a career in public administration.


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