The Graduate Diploma in Public Service Management programme is intended for public sector employees and those in the ‘third sector’ or not-for-profit organisations, associations and societies who wish to further their understanding and enhance their skills in the administration of public services.
Progressing from the Graduate Certificate in Public Administration and Management, this programme goes beyond fundamentals in public policy-making and management into governance and the strategic aspects of the management of public services.
The Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS), founded in 1956, is Singapore's oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd (MDIS Pte Ltd) to oversee its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd to further its globalisation strategy.
- Develop understanding of the strategy formulation process and its application in public service management;
- Equip students with tools for strategic planning;
- Enable students to understand the differences between management and governance and the impact of interactive governance;
- Train students in public service performance evaluation and the implementation of performance management systems.
The Graduate Diploma in Public Service Management prepares you for a career in the public and private service sectors. You will be rewarded with skills that will qualify for a wide range of opportunities in the public, private, non-profit and not-for-profit organisations.
Strategic Management in Public and Third Sector
Public Service Management and Governance
Public Service Value and Performance
The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 100 (lecture)
The average lecturer/student ratio is 1 : 40 (tutorial)
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Duration & Intakes
Fees & Structure
|Structure||Tuition Fees||Non-tuition Fees|
|Full-time||S$5,564.00||S$700.00 - S$1,700.00|
Application fees: S$160.50
# All application fees are non-refundable.
# All fees quoted are inclusive of GST.
# Local: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, medical insurance and fee protection scheme.
# Non-tuition fees for part-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop and fee protection scheme.
# International: Non-tuition fees for full-time programmes include MDIS membership entrance fee, membership subscription fees, MDIS experience workshop, medical insurance, medical examination and administrative fee.
# Non-tuition fees for international students may vary.
# Non-tuition fees are non-refundable, refer to MDIS refund policy for more details.
Applicants must be of age 24 and above and must possess ONE of the following entrance requirements:
MDIS Graduate Certificate in Public Administration and Management
Bachelor degree (with 3 years of relevant working experience)
Mature candidates (≥30 years old with 8 years relevant work experience)
English Language Requirements
C6 pass in English at GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent
Achieve a minimum band of 5.5 in IELTS or equivalent
Pass the MDIS English Entrance Test conducted by MDIS
MDIS Professional Certificate in English
Online English Placement Test conducted by MDIS
Letter from College/University clearly stating the Medium of Instruction of the highest qualification to be English
Achieve a minimum score of 85 and above in Duolingo English Test
Financial Assistance Scheme
Student loans from the organisations listed below are available to Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please contact the organisations directly to find out how you may benefit from their services.
|TCC Limited||+65 - 6319 3700||http://www.tcc.org.sg|
|DBS Bank||1800 111 1111||http://www.dbs.com.sg|
|Maybank||1800 629 2265||http://www.maybank2u.com.sg|
0% INTEREST CREDIT CARD INSTALMENT PLANS
For All Programmes (Available in 6 or 12 months)
|Standard Chartered Bank||1800 747 7000||http://www.standardchartered.com.sg|
|Maybank||1800 968 2265||http://www.maybank.com.sg|
|UOB||1800 226 6121||http://www.uob.com.sg|
|OCBC||1800 363 3333||http://www.ocbc.com.sg|
|DBS||1800 111 1111||http://www.dbs.com|
|POSB||1800 339 6666||http://www.posb.com.sg|
|Bank of China||1800 669 5566||http://www.bankofchina.com/sg|
Duration of Course
Full-time: 4 Months
Part-time: 6 Months
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