Public Administration Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
De Montfort University 57% 0% 10% £9250 £14250 115 Leicester On campus Full-time
The University of York 57% 0% 10% £8440 £18700 115 York On campus Part-time
The University of York 57% 0% 10% £8040 £18240 115 York On campus Part-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 57% 0% 10% £26383 £26383 115 London On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 57% 0% 10% £9300 £13750 115 London On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Birmingham On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Birmingham On campus Full-time
The University of Nottingham 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Nottingham On campus Part-time
University of the West of Scotland 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Paisley On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Exeter On campus Part-time
University of Portsmouth 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Portsmouth On campus Part-time
University of Leeds 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Leeds On campus Full-time
Ulster University 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Coleraine On campus Part-time
University of Huddersfield 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Huddersfield On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Huddersfield 57% 0% 10% - - 115 Huddersfield On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Public Administration

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24168 £23490 £28242
25-75 percentile range £20009 - £28338 £17512 - £29442 £21427 - £37533

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24639 £24704 £30219
25-75 percentile range £20826 - £28317 £19319 - £30889 £23353 - £39742

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Public Administration

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Public Administration who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Public Administration

  • Local and State Governments
  • Educational Institutions
  • Private Sector
  • Nonprofit Organisations

Specialisations within Public Administration

  • Homeland Security
  • International Affairs
  • Health Field
  • Criminal Justice
  • Urban Development
  • Transportation Systems

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Public Administration who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Public Administration (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Public Administration at Anglia Ruskin University

35% Elementary occupations
25% Protective service occupations
10% Administrative occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Customer service occupations
10% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Public Administration in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Public Administration

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Public Administration studies:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Public Administration - MPA
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Doctor of Public Administration - DPA

The median salary of graduates of Public Administration was £24168 15 months after graduation, £23490 3 years after graduation and £28242 5 years after graduation.

Public Administration and Management at De Montfort University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 57 out of 100 among 18 respondents.