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MPPM UPPSALA PROGRAM - INTAKE 8

I. UPPSALA UNIVERSITY

1. About Uppsala University

      Founded in 1477, Uppsala University (http://www.uu.se) is one of the oldest universities of North Western. Rankings listed Uppsala University as the 2nd on the list of the leading University in Sweden, and 7th of the 20th top universities in Europe, 79th of the 100 top prestigious universities in the world (according to QS World Universities Ranking in 2013/2014)

2. Achievements

      Uppsala University (UU) is well known with a tradition of learning and outstanding research. The university has earned itself an excellent reputation and given it a place in the international research community. The university has over 50 bachelor programs , 45 master programs and 2,000 courses providing major certificates. Every year, UU has about 2,000 graduate students, nearly 400 PhD graduates and 100 professional certificates. UU has nearly 6,000 staff including 4,000 faculty and 500 professors.
 
      Uppsala University plays a particularly important role in the international research society. For over 10 years, hundreds of new companies have been established by the research from Uppsala. The international training program is one of the strengths of the UU. The school has more than 20 masters programs and 300 specialized courses teaching in English.
 
 II. MASTER PROGRAM OF PUBLIC MANAGEMENT  (MPPM)
 
      MPPM enables Vietnam students in MBA program facilitates Vietnamese students to attend an International standard program with international degree but low cost
      
      MPPM program (Master Program of Public Management- MPPM) is designed for staff working in the administrative offices and ministries, for policy planners and managers in the areas of public management, researchers and the university lecturers, leaders and business managers.

    Faculty in the program is the leading expert of Sweden and Vietnam in the field of Public Management. In the curriculum, every subject has a main teacher, an instructor and guest speakers such as: Mr. Truong Dinh Tuyen - Former Minister of Trade; Prof. Dr. Tran Ngoc Duong, Vice Chairman of the National Assembly Office; Dr. Dinh Duy Hoa, Director of Reform Department - Ministry of the Interior; Assoc. Dr. Hoang Phuoc Hiep, Director of the Department of International Law - Ministry of Justice; Luong Hoang Thai, Department for Multilateral Trade Policy - Ministry of Industry and Trade; Dr. Vo Chi Thanh, Deputy Director of the Institute Research for Economic Management ... The guest speakers will provide practical information relevant to the issues in each subject.

1. Curriculum

      The curriculum consists of 3 modules and 1 master thesis, in which:
 
      - Each module consists of 15 credits (including class hours and hours for team work, practice, research).
      - The total number of credits of the program is 60 (including master thesis).
      - Three-quarters of the program for class course and a quarter on the program for the master thesis.
 

COURSE CODE

CURRICULUM

CREDITS

Module 1: The Fundamentals of Public Management 

15

    Scientific Writing and Social Science Methods

 

MPPM 01

Fundamentals of Public Management, Politics and Law

5

MPPM 02

Public Policy Analysis

2.5

MPPM 03

Comparative Politics, Political Economy  and Welfare

7.5

Module 2: Effective Management of Public Services

15

Scientific Writing and Social Science Methods

 

MPPM 04

Leadership and Change, Leadership Skills, Strategic Management

7.5

MPPM 05

Public Finance Management

4

MPPM 06

Monitoring and Evaluation in Public Institutions

3.5

Module 3: Economics, International Integration and Its Implications on the Economy 

15

Scientific Writing and Social Science Methods

 

MPPM 07

World Economy, International Economic Integration and Implications on the Vietnam’s Economy

7.5

MPPM08/

MPPM09

Human Resource Management in Public Sector; Organizational Culture and Ethics

7.5

 

Master Thesis

15

 

Total Credit

60

- Training duration: 18months at weekends.

- When students complete the program, they will receive Master degree and transcripts in MPPM of UU.

2. Admission Conditions

2.1. Degree Conditions 

- Graduate from University of Public Sector Management or other major (Administration, State Administration, Politics Science, Economics, Law, Business Administration, Management Science ... ) of a university in Vietnam (4-year) or foreign (full-time training of at least 3 years).

- For other Bachelor Degrees, candidates must study foundation courses before admission. Officials have certificate in state management are waive from foundation courses

Foundation courses

ID

SUBJECTS

CREDITS

1

Fundamentals of management

3

2

Theory of the State, Law and Public Administration

3

3

State Administration of Economics

3

4

Methodology Research of Social Science

3

Applicants who hold an Undergraduate degree by a foreign university must submit the documents to  the Department of Testing and Accreditation – MOET for degree certification

2.2 Working experience conditions

      At least 01 year working experience in the field of public management or 2 years in other areas.

2.3 English conditions

      - Must have IELTS certificate 5.5 or TOEFL iBT 61 or B2- CEFR (B2 Common European Frame Reference) within valid time or;
      -  Must have Bachelor Degree or Master Degree (English major)

Notes:

 (i) If the Applicants haven’t got English certificate, they can register English course in CITE and submitt English certificate before the first course.

2.4 Entrance exam

 Entrance exam is held one month before admission. Applicants are required to complete three tests :

      - Writing : Case study in Public Management;
      - English test : listening, reading, writing and speaking skills
      - Interview.

Notes: Waive English test if Applicants have:

(i) IELTS 5.5 /TOEFL iBT 61 or B2-CEFR (within valid time)

(ii) Bachelor Degree or Master Degree (English major) in Vietnam or English speaking Country.

2.5. Admission Decision

After receiving the LOA from the University of Uppsala, and Applicants’ English certificate, University of Economics - VNU will issue admission decree for candidates.

3. Training Fee

Entrance fee:1,068,000 VND

Tuition fee for whole course: 254,184,000 VND

- Graduation fee: 4,272,000 VND

Note: Traning fee and other fees are collected in Vietnam dong. Fee will be changed according to the selling rate of Vietnam Foreign Trade bank at the time of collection.

4. Tentative schedule

- September - November/2015: admission, study English and foundation course

- December/2015 : study main courses

5. Registration and applying procedures

- Deadline for receiving application forms: September 30, 2015

- Register at:

CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND EDUCATION

Room106 - E4 Building - 144 Xuân Thuy - Cau Giay- Ha Noi

Phone: 04. 3 754 99 01 (ext: 509) | Hotline: 0947 004 809

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