Welcome to the Department of Public Administration
The Department of Public Administration has gained an eminent recognition with distinguished, residual memories over the past fifty-eight years. Producing the most number of graduates in the field of Public Management, it has become the pioneer in this specific area.
The Department is proud to be the only academic unit within the national university system offering a Degree in Public Management while maintaining its standard of studies with professionalism and knowledge.
The Department then took over the responsibility for the study programme leading to the B.Sc. Public Administration (Special) Degree, which was later renamed as the B.Sc. in Management (Public) (Special) Degree in 1993 and in 2001 as B.Sc. Public Management (Special) Degree. Commencing of the academic year in 2015/2016, the B.Sc. Management (Public) (Special)Degree has been offered by the Department.
The Department dedicates to develop Public Management graduates who acquired both theoretical and practical knowledge in the sphere of Management specialized in Public Management. They possessed skills including managerial, leadership, entrepreneurial, decision making, creativity, communication, networking, public relations and information communication technology. Thus, the graduates are more adaptable to vibrant environment, demonstrating positive attitudes, values and professionalism while serving as a professional to meet the challenges in public, private and non-governmental organizations locally and globally. They are passionate about life-long learning as to accomplish their professional and personal vision.
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Calling Applications for the Master of Public Management - (M PM) and M Sc in Public Policy and Management - M Sc (PPM) - 2022
Application Deadline - 30th November 2021
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Call for Papers - International Journal of Governance and Public Policy Analysis (IJGPPA) , 2021 Vol 3, Issue 01
The Association of Public Administration (APA), of the Department of Public Administration has successfully organized the Poson Poya programme, “Dharma Gaveshi” purporting to enhance the Dhamma knowledge and to celebrate the Poson Poya... READ MORE
The Association of Public Administration (APA) successfully held its Annual General Meeting-2021 virtually via zoom on the 4th of June 2021 from 12.00 PM onwards. Students representing all four years of the Department... READ MORE
The Inaugural ceremony of the two postgraduate programs of the second intake, Master of Science in Public Policy and Management and Master of Public Management Program was held on 14th March 2021 via... READ MORE
The orientation programme for the first-year students of the Department of Public Administration was successfully held on the 21st of April 2021. Due to the Covid 19 pandemic health restrictions, the orientation programme... READ MORE