Undergraduate Programmes: B.Sc. Public Sector Management


The B.Sc. in Public Sector Management is designed to satisfy the needs of public officers and all those who have an interest in management in the public sector. Upon successful completion this programme, students will have developed the necessary skills to deliver efficient and effective service to the public. Furthermore, graduates of this programme will have enhanced their understanding of general management practices and how these principles impact on public policy, and the social, political and cultural dynamics of the Caribbean.

Programme Structure

Please note that this programme structure acts as a guideline, refer to your Undergraduate Brochure for official programme information.

*The B.Sc. Public Sector Management brochure can be printed from here


1.   ACCT1002 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
2.   ACCT1003 - Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting
3.   ECON1001 - Introduction to Microeconomics
2.   ECON1003 - Maths for Social Sciences I OR ECON1004 - Maths for Social Sciences II
3.   ECON1005 - Introductory Statistics
4.   FOUN1008 - Rhetoric II: W riting for Special Purposes OR FOUN1001- English for Academic Purposes
5.   FOUN1101 - Caribbean Civilisation OR FOUN1210 - Science, Medicine and Technology
6.   MGMT1000 - Introduction to Computers
7.   MGMT1001 - Introduction to Management
10. One (1) of:
      GOVT1001 - Introduction to Caribbean Politics
      PSYC1003 - Introduction to Psychology
      PSYC1004 - Introduction to Social Psychology
      SOCI1000 - Introduction to Sociology II
      SOCI1002 - Introduction to Sociology I


1.   ACCT2018 - Government Accounting
2.   ECON2004 - Public Policy Analysis
3.   MGMT2005 - Microcomputer Applications for Business
4.   MGMT2006 - Management Information Systems I
5.   MGMT2008 - Organisational Behaviour
6.   MGMT2027 - Management in Government I
7.   MGMT2028 - Management in Government II
8.   MGMT3017- Human Resources Management
9.   MKTG2001 - Principles of Marketing
10. One (1) Approved Elective


1.     MGMT3031 - Business Strategy and Policy
2.     MGMT3033 - Business, Government and Society
3.     MGMT3073 - Managing Development
4.     MGMT3075 - Public Enterprise Management
5.     MGMT3078 - Policy Analysis
6.     One (1) Option from:
        ECON3016 - Public Finance I
        MGMT3022 - Organisational Development
        MGMT3056 - Project Management
7-8.  Two (2) Options from:
         GOVT 3018 - Caribbean Governance II
         MGMT3018 - Industrial Relations
         TOUR2003 - Tourism Planning and Development II
9-10. Two (2) Approved Electives

Department of Management Studies
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