POL2022F - State, Management And Administration

24 credits at NQF level 6

Entry Requirements:

POL1004F or POL1007F or POL1006S or any 1000-level ECO, SOC, PHI, PSY, AXL (SAN section) or HST course.

Course Outline:

This course introduces basic concepts, methods and theories related to the analysis of the modern South African state, its policy-making processes, and its public administration. The course explores the roles and growth of the public sector, the organisation of South African government under the new constitution, how policy is made and implemented, the interface between public and private sectors, and the human development and policy challenges facing the national government.