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LSBU Public Administration team highly commended at Prospects Postgraduate Awards

LSBU has been highly commended in the Best Postgraduate Teaching Team Award category at the prestigious Prospects Postgraduate Awards 2014
11 November 2014

The teaching team on LSBU's Executive Master in Public Administration have been acknowledged as one of the best at the Prospects Postgraduate Awards 2014.

Winners were announced at a ceremony in Manchester on 10 November and chosen by a judging panel which will included representatives from the National Union of Students, the Higher Education Funding Council for England and the Association of Graduate Recruiters.

LSBU were highly commended in the Best Postgraduate Teaching Team Award (Business and Social Sciences) category - voted for by students on The award focuses on excellence in teaching, learning and the postgraduate student experience.

Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) aims to develop practising managers and professionals to work in and respond to an ever-changing and challenging public sector, and the increasing need to work and manage across sectors.

Chrissie Oldfield, EMPA Course Director, said: "It is overwhelming to receive such an accolade, especially given the strong group of prestigious universities in the final."

"On behalf of the teaching team at LSBU I thank the panel for selecting us, but moreover thank you so much to our students who nominated us. I am very proud of our course, the relevance of the content and the approach we adopt to helping develop and support part time mature postgraduate professionals who are working in such challenging times."

Stephen Barber, EMPA Associate Course Director, added: "This is a really wonderful recognition of what we know to be a leading programme of its kind. Teaching on LSBU's MPA is perhaps so valued because it draws on a powerful combination of research and real world experience."

Find out more about LSBU's Executive Master in Public Administration.