Structures and Disciplines

(Last updated in: 08/14/2018 - 5:11pm)

The curricular structure is based on: four mandatory disciplines; eight elective disciplines; one professional intervention/guidance discipline; each of which is worth two credits.

Total credits for award of degree

  • Disciplines: 26 (twenty six) credits
  • Dissertation: 9 (nine) credits
  • Reference: 1 (one) credit = 15 (fifteen) hours

Total: 35 (thirty five) credits. 

Deadline for completing the program: 22 (twenty two) months, including approval and public presentation of the Final Coursework.

Regular Schedule:

  • Classroom sessions: quarterly;
  • Total duration of course: 22 months;
  • Diploma awarded at end of course: Master of Public Administration. 

Intensive Schedule:

  • Classroom sessions: 13 weeks (total);
  • Gaps between classroom sessions: about six weeks;
  • Total duration of course: 22 months;
  • Diploma awarded at end of course: Master of Public Administration. 

Final Coursework and Presentation

In order to complete the program, each student must prepare a final coursework project that may be a dissertation resulting from fieldwork conducted by the student under the guidance of a professor.  The final coursework shall be prepared in one of the following formats:

  • dissertation
  • in-depth case study
  • diagnostic report and analysis
  • The final coursework must be presented to a public panel consisting of three professors with PhDs, one of whom must be the adviser from the MPA tenured faculty, one an invited professor from the institution and one from outside FGV EBAPE. In order to present the project and complete the course, the final coursework project must be approved, and the student must have completed the 26 (twenty six) credits required, with a final grade of at least 7.0 (seven) for the complete set of disciplines followed during the course (mandatory and elective).

After completing these procedures, students may request their Master’s Degree certificates.

Disciplines

Mandatory Disciplines

Discipline Line of Research  
Government, State and Society Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies
Metodologia de Pesquisa Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies
Public Policies Public Policies
Public Administration Theory Governance and Public Administration

 

Methodological Orientation Disciplines

Discipline Line of Research  
Research Methodology Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies Mandatory
Quantitative Methods Applied to Decision-Making in the Public Sector Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies Elective

 

Professional Intervention / Orientation Disciplines | Mandatory (select one)

Discipline Line of Research  
Analysis of Public Organizations and Policies (AOPP) Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies  
In-Depth Case Study - EAC Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies  

Substantive Elective Disciplines – eight disciplines to be selected

Discipline Line of Research
Administration and Development Governance and Public Administration
Analysis of Public Organizations and Policies (AOPP) Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies
Good Governance and PublicTransparency Public Policies
Financial Accounting in the Public Sector Governance and Public Administration
Designing Public Policies Based on Evidence Public Policies
Inequality, Poverty and Policy Public Policies
Political Economy in Latin America Public Policies
Entrepreneurism, Innovation and Sustainability Governance and Public Administration
Teaching Strategy Governance and Public Administration
Structure and Processes within Public Organizations Governance and Public Administration
In-Depth Case Study - EAC Governança e Administração Pública / Políticas Públicas
Ethics and Culture Governance and Public Administration
Management and Social Control Governance and Public Administration
Collaborative Governance Governance and Public Administration
Governance in Public Organizations and the Third Sector Governance and Public Administration
Governance for Results Governance and Public Administration
Government, State and Society Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies
Administration and Public Policies Lab I  Governance and Public Administration
Administration and Public Policies Lab II Public Policies
Research Methodology Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies
Case Study Method Governance and Public Administration
Quantitative Methods Applied to Decision-Making in the Public Sector Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies
Budget in the Public Sector Governance and Public Administration
Organizations, Diversity and Workplace Relations Governance and Public Administration
Planning of Public Organizations Governance and Public Administration
Brazilian Politics: Social Policy Public Policies
Defense Policies and Military Organizations Public Policies
Public Policies Public Policies
Public Policies and Population Public Policies
Public Policies, the Environment and Sustainability Public Policies
Regulatory Policies Public Policies
Public Administration Networks Governance and Public Administration
The Brazilian Political System: Institutions and Public Policies Governance and Public Administration
Theories of Public Administration Governance and Public Administration / Public Policies

* Elective disciplines will be offered depending on the availability of Faculty and the number of students interested in each of them.