|Prerequisites for Module|
Aims of Module
The aims of this module are to (1) examine the restructuring of the public services, and assess their impact upon providers and users and (2) to evaluate the impact of public sector reforms upon the delivery and management of contemporary public services.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
'policy' and 'management' in the public sector economy, efficiency and effectiveness competition and markets, decentralisation, accountability and participation collaboration and partnership. Best Value. Performance Measurement.
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
This is a lecture based course supplemented with interactive group work, tutorials/workshops and directed study.
The coursework will consist of a written report of roughly 3000-4000 words.