Specialty courses in the public administration area of study at the University of Sydney provide practical educational experience to enhance existing skills for senior public servants of national, state, provincial and local governments.
Studies in this area gives public administrators the knowledge and skills enhancement in public administration to facilitate the transfer of skills from one agency/ministry to another. It is a degree relevant to all senior public sector employees. Specialty studies in public administration are taught through the Graduate School of Government. Related studies are offered by the Department of Government and International Relations.
Established in June 2003, the Graduate School of Government (GSG) at the University of Sydney offers a premier learning environment for current and future leaders in public administration. GSG is considered to be one of the leading schools of government in the region. GSG provides high-quality research and teaching in public-sector management, engaging high-profile academics and practitioners. The school''s intellectual base establishes it as a leading research institution and a driver of debate on key domestic and international policy issues. Courses offered by the GSG offer a practical view of government with a real-world approach. GSG is a member of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) consortium of governments and universities, which aims to significantly enhance the management skills of leaders in the public sector through development and education.