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China Public Administration


Master of China Public Administration

These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course Resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course title
DC073 Master of China Public Administration

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to candidate choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is an advanced learning master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Admission to candidature

Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit and in the order in which complete applications are received, according to the following admissions criteria:
Admission to candidature for the Master of China Public Administration requires:
(a) A bachelor’s degree with a credit average, or an honours bachelor’s degree from the University of Sydney, or qualifications deemed by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to be equivalent; and
(b) Relevant, recent professional experience.

5 Requirements for award

(a) The units of study that are required for the course are set out in the Postgraduate Table of Units of Study.
(b) To qualify for the award of Master of China Public Administration a candidate must complete 96 credit points, including:
i. 6 credit points China foundational unit of study
ii. 18 credit points of China core advanced units of study
iii. 24 credit points public administration core units of study
iv. 18 credit points language units of study
v. 6 credit points of China Studies elective unit of study, and
vi. 24 credit points of capstone (Internship) units of study

6 Credit for previous study

Credit transfer is subject to the provisions of the Coursework Rule. All candidates for the Master of China Public Administration, not withstanding any credit transfer, must complete a China foundational unit, 3 China core advanced units, 3 language units, and 2 capstone units (Internship).

7 Progression rules

Candidates of the Master of China Public Administration must have completed (and passed units accruing to) 48 credit points before they are allowed to enrol in and undertake the Capstone units (in-country internship placement). Typically those 48 credit points will include 1 China foundational unit, 3 China core advanced units, 2 public administration units and 2 language units.
Failure to pass any single unit of study requires the candidate to retake the unit without credit or exemption for work previously completed.
Cross-institutional study
Cross-institutional study is not available in this course.
International exchange
International exchange is not allowed in this course.
Transitional provisions
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2013.
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2013 will complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January 2018. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.