Curriculum Structure

PUBLIC POLICY AND MANAGEMENT PROGRAM STRUCTURE

 

 

The program runs for two years and is separated into four semesters. Successful students should complete all courses in every semester.  The first two semesters are dedicated to general knowledge and skills on public policy and public management. On successful completion of the first year students are required to chose one of the available concentration streams : public policy, public management In total students have to complete the following:  25 ECTS for core courses, 6 ECTS for internship, 25 ECTS for the concentration stream, 20 ECTS on electives and 15 ECTS for thesis seminar and dissertation. A degree is conferred upon the successful completion of all courses and a submission of written research project.

 

YEAR ONE: 60 ECTS

 

 
SEMESTER  1:30 ECTS

 

 
           
No Type Subject ECTS Lecturer  
1 C Economics of Public Sector 4    
2 C Advanced Macroeconomics 4    
3 C Econometrics 5    
4 C Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis 5    
5 C Public Policy Analysis 7    
6 C Administration Theory 5    
 

SEMESTER  2 :  30 ECTS

 

 
7 C Public Management and Governance 7    
8 C Advanced Microeconomics 5    
9 C Theories of Public Affairs 5    
10 C Law and Economics 4    
11 C EU Economic Governance 4    
12 C Management Information Systems 5    
YEAR TWO          
 

SEMESTER 3 – CONCENTRATION    

 
In semester three, students decide to specialize in one of the available streams:  
 
 
A Public Policy

 

 
B Public Management

 

 
           
 

YEAR TWO

 
CONCENTRATION (1):  PUBLIC POLICY

 

 
No Type Subject ECTS    
1 C Public Policy Process in Kosovo 5    
2 C Public Financial Management 5    
3 C Policy Analysis, Evaluation and Implement. 5    
4 C EU Public Policy 5    
5 O Leadership and Organisational Behaviour 5    
6 O Elective 1 5    
 

CONCENTRATION (2): PUBLIC MANAGEMENT

 

 
No Type Subject ECTS    
1 C Strategic Management 5    
2 C HRM and Employment Relations 5    
3 C Public Financial Management 5    
4 C EU Administrative Law 5    
5 O Lidership and Organisational Behaviour 5    
6 O Elective 1 5    
           
 

SEMESTER 4

 

    

 
13 O Project Management 5    
14 O Internship and Professional Development 5    
15 O Elective 2 5    
16 C Dissertation 15    
           
 

ELECTIVES – The subjects below aim are selected to enable students to widen their skills and competencies.

 

 
1 O Decision Theory 5    
2 O International Political Economy 5    
3 O Non-Governmental Organisations 5    
4 O Local Government, Regulation and Finance 5    
5   Environmental Policy and Management 5    
6   Public Services and Welfare State 5