Constitutional Framework for Public Administration

Nelson Mandela University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Constitutional Framework for Public Administration

  • Host University

    Nelson Mandela University

  • Location

    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Political Science, Public Policy Studies, Social Policy

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Syllabus

    PURPOSE
    To assist the students with the understanding of the nature of government, the state, governments institutions, the role and functions of the Parliament, the Cabinet and the Court institutions as well as the government functions, the Executive institutions and the way they are created

    LEARNING OUTCOMES
    To provide the students with an insightful understanding of the Constitutional arrangements within which Public Administration operates.

    CORE CONTENT

    • Political constitutional framework.
    • Division of state authority.
    • Levels of government.
    • Legislative authority/institutions.
    • Executive authority.
    • Departmentalisation/Government Departments.
    • Non-departmental institutions.
    • Judicial institutions