MSc MGN

After offer of admission: Master in Management of Governance Networks

In order to plan the beginning of your studies it might be useful for you to know more about the planning, as well as the content of the programme. 

Don’t forget to join our MGN Facebook group for interested, newly admitted and current students! You can already connect with your future fellow students and ask questions to the current students Delilah and Myrthe.

Electives

There is room for an elective in your curriculum. During the academic year you will receive more information about the registration. In case of questions regarding electives you are welcome to contact us. 

Catch-up readings

In order to plan the beginning of your studies it might be useful for you to know more about the planning, as well as the content of the programme.

On public management and public administration:

  • Hughes, O. (2012) Public Management and Administration: An introduction (4th edition), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

On public policy:

  • Howlett, M., M. Ramesh, and A. Perl (2009) Studying Public Policy: Policy cycles and policy subsystems (3rd edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

On governance:

  • Pierre, J., and B.G. Peters (eds) (2000) Governance, Politics and the State, Basingstoke: Macmillan.

On governance networks:

  • Sørensen, E., and J. Torfing (eds) (2007) Theories of Democratic Network Governance, London: Palgrave Macmillan.

On Methodology:

  • van Thiel, S. (2014) Research Methods in Public Administration and Public Management. An Introduction. Oxon: Routledge – 2014
  • Berg, B. L. (2001) Qualitative research methods for the social sciences. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.