Public Administration & Law - Online

University of Limerick

Public Administration & Law - Online

The Graduate Certificate is principally aimed at both serving the training and development needs of public service practitioners, and those from a variety of backgrounds who are interested in entering public service employment. The Graduate Certificate is a stand-alone programme but it could serve as a basis for learners interested in progressing to the MA Public Administration (MPA) programme or School of Law programmes.

Subjects taught

Programme Content
Autumn Semester
• Public Administration Theory and Practice (online)
• Equality and Diversity in the Workplace (online)

Spring Semester
• Collaborative Governance and Leadership (online)
• Using Evidence to Improve Societal Outcomes in the Real World (online)

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a primary degree (Level 8 - NFQ or other internationally recognised equivalent) with a minimum 2.2

Applicants who do not meet the requirements above may be considered under the University of Limerick Recognition of Prior Learning policy.

Application dates

How to apply:
1. Choose your programme.
2. Check closing date for the programme.
3. Apply online at
4. Have your supporting documentation ready to upload.
5. Pay the application fee (€35 online / €40 bank draft or cheque).
6. Submit your application.

What to include with your application
Qualification transcripts and/or certificates (including certified English translations if applicable)

A copy of your most recent CV

A copy of your passport or birth certificate (long version)

Applicants who do not have English as their first language may satisfy English Language requirements:

If your qualifications have been obtained in a country where English is an official language this will suffice

If this is not available, the following additional documents must be provided:
• English translation of your qualification(s)/transcripts
• English language competency certificate


1 Year, Full-Time.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    Grad Cert

  • Qualifications

    Graduate Certificate

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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    Course provider