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About NCPA

We are one of the leading providers of public governance and administration programmes for regional and international organisations in Asia.

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Nanyang Centre for Public Administration (NCPA) at NTU is a leading institution in Asia providing public governance and administration training programmes for regional and international organisations. We are proud to be the first higher learning institution in Singapore certified by China’s State Administration for Foreign Experts Affairs to conduct executive development programmes for Chinese government officials and professionals.
 
As a premier training institution, NCPA promotes good governance and public services, facilitates knowledge exchanges, and strengthens cooperation among governments across the world.
 
We are fully aligned with NTU’s high-quality teaching, while simultaneously placing equal emphasis on our research direction. Over time, we have formed strategic collaborations with world-renowned institutions and governments in various emerging fields worldwide, and are constantly working on creating new partnerships.
 
Among our 17,000 alumni, many are holding decision-making positions at all levels of government in their countries, including ministerial-level leaders, mayors and heads of organisations. Our students hail from many nations, including China, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, the Philippines, Laos, Malaysia, and Thailand.
 
NCPA remains ever-committed towards our pursuit of excellence in academic and research standards. Our goal is to set the foundation for building and maintaining a world-class institution in public administration.
 
NCPA offers four graduate programmes, namely:
 
    • Master of Arts in Contemporary China (English)
    • Master of Public Administration (English, Chinese)
    • Master of Science in Managerial Economics (Chinese)
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