The School of Management and Public Administration is the leading provider of high quality management education, training programs, research and consultancies in Fiji, the South Pacific Region and beyond the Region. The school has currently over 3,500 students enrolled in its undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
The School offers mainly three streams of education and training programs in the topic areas of:
- Management and Public Administration
- Human Resource Management and Employment Relations
- International Business and Marketing
In addition to undergraduate programs, the School offers postgraduate programs including Master and Doctoral (PhD) programs by research.
We have a strong and dynamic team of academics who are committed to helping our students make the world a better place and become future leaders in their chosen fields. Our graduates have exceled both in the private and public sectors in the Region. Some of them have taken up important positions in international organizations such as the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM).
We aspire towards excellence in research which is evidenced by our staff’s publications in some of the internationally highly-ranked journals. Our school has also been playing a key role in advising local governments and businesses through various consulting and research projects such as Australian-Aid funded Pacific Island Countries Public Administration (PICPA) scheme and Pacific Agricultural Research and Development Initiative (PARDI). In addition, the School has reached beyond the Region, actively collaborating with international counterparts from the USA and Australia, for example, in research projects that address local issues and needs.
Professor Fang Zhao,
Head of School of Management & Public Administration,
The University of the South Pacific.