The two-year research programme addresses core issues of public administration, with an emphasis on the European context.
The programme covers a wide range of issues of public administration, examining both the normative foundations of the field and the role institutions play in the conduct of public affairs. As a student, you will obtain in-depth knowledge of the European context of these issues, including the interactions among multiple levels of government.
Research training is an important part of the programme, preparing you to develop and conduct independent research on issues of public affairs either in a scholarly setting or at a very sophisticated level within applied research settings.
Graduates are expected to engage in international debates on core issues of public administration by independently formulating, performing, and assessing scientific research at a level that qualifies for publication in scholarly journals.
The Research Master's programme, therefore, is a solid preparation for students interested in a PhD.
To conduct independent research on core themes of public administration. Graduates of the programme should be more than informed consumers of research, critically evaluating the work of others. to engage in international academic and applied debates over issues of core concern to public administration by independently formulating, performing, and assessing scientific research.bjectives
BA in Public Administration or a related field (see www.mastersinleiden.nl).
See www.mastersinleiden.nl for a full overview of the requirements.
IELTS overall band: 7.5, TOEFL paper based: 625, TOEFL computer based: 263, TOEFL internet based: 106
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