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Public Administration: Track Policy, Lobbying and Media

This track is made up of five core courses (see: core courses), the thesis and three specialisation courses. An overview of the year can be found via Practical Information and via overview of the year

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Core Courses

The five core courses are mandatory for all Public Administration students. Only the core course Research Design is offered twice per year.

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Core Course: Research Design 5
Core Course: State of the Art - Public Institutions 5
Core course: State of the Art - Public Policy 5
Core course: State of the Art - Public Management 5
Core course: State of the Art - Public Values 5
Master Thesis Public Administration 20

Specialisation Courses

Each student has to take three specialisation courses. Two courses have to be a specialisation course from the choosen track. The third course could either be a specialisation course on the track or a course from one of the other tracks of Public Administration.Keep in mind that students within a specific track have priority over other students (when registred on time).

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Building Democratic Institutions East and West 5
EU Decision Making 5
EU Policies 5
Interest Representation 5
The Politics of Participation- Neighborhoods, Democracy and Urban Governance 5
Politiek, Bestuur en Media 5

Practical Information

In order to graduate every student has to participate in these courses:
-Research Design (5.0 ECTS)
-State of the Art-Public Institutions (5.0 ECTS)
-State of the Art-Public Policy (5.0 ECTS)
-State of the Art-Public Management (5.0 ECTS)
-State of the Art-Public Values (5.0 ECTS)
-Thesis (20.0 ECTS)
-Specialisation course 1 (5.0 ECTS) (on the chosen track)
-Specialisation course 2 (5.0 ECTS) (on the chosen track)
-Specialisation course 3 (5.0 ECTS) (either a specialisation course on the track or a course from one of the other tracks of Public Administration)

Semester 1, block 1 Semester 1, block 2 Semester 2, block 3 Semester 2, block 4 Public Policy* Spec. course 1 Public Policy* Spec. course 3 Public Values* Spec. course 2 Public Institutions* Thesis (finish) Research Design Thesis (start) Thesis (continue) Thesis (finish) (*) State of the Art course