Master's Degree - Year 2 - Public Sector Management Speciality (M2 MAMAP)

Accessible en : Formation Continue et Alternance



The principle objective of the Public Sector Management speciality is to prepare the students for a management career in public sector administrations or to acquire the knowledge/skills required by enterprises whose activities fall in the sphere of the public sector.

In addition, the Public Sector Management speciality is built around 3 fundamental elements, bringing to the students:

  • A solid grounding in the specificities of the public sector (organisation of the sector, specificities of the structures, etc.) ;
  • A mastering of the legal and management disciplines that apply to the public sector ;
  • Career skills acquired on the ground, the implementation of projects and the realisation of a mission in a public sector or related structure

On completion of the masters, the students will be able to integrate the governments central or decentralised services as well as regional government bodies,  under contract or through public sector exams (A category).


  • Master perfectly the communication and marketing techniques of the non-commercial sphere
  • Understand the basics in order to evaluate a public policy
  • Have thorough knowledge of the management domains of public policy and public services
  • Know how to create and execute a project
  • Understand the basics of public sector human resource management
  • Have a good understanding of public financing
  • Understand the basics of public market law
  • Know how to put in place a public/private sector partnership


  • Courses take place Thursday, Friday
  • Internship required (between 4 and 6 months)


Conditions and admission requirements

Candidates are accepted based on their application according to the following 3 cumulative criteria :

  • Necessary Pre-conditions to Apply:
    • Hold a University degree level Master's degree Year 1 or equivalent
  • Academic Merit
  • Career Objectives

Candidates that are pre-selected based on their application file will be invited to an interview.


The fees are composed of:

  • National fees set by the French Ministry of Education. All students must pay these national fees. The exact amount is published by the Ministry in mid-July.
  • Social Security contribution must be paid by French and foreign nationalities (excluding EU) who are aged less than 28 on 1st October. The following are exonerated: students from EU countries who are covered in their country of origin, family members of SNCF employees, students working at least 96 hours per month, and all students aged 28 years and older on 1st October.
  • Sport and Culture Fee. This fee is voluntary (amount: 30 €). It gives the holder access to the University sports facilities and the right to reductions on cultural activities.
  • Specific Fees. The fees depend on your regime. Please consult the IAE site for information on regime-specific fees. For details on fees use the following link

Formation continue 

Candidates for continuous education (following a 2-year interruption of further education, in employment, on educational leave...) should contact UNICE PRO for further information concerning VAE/VAP (validation of professional skill) and relevant documents.

UE 1 - Connaissance de la Sphère publique   
Management des politiques publiques GM2MP11 1 3 20h -
Finances publiques et réforme des administrations GM2MP12 1 4 20h -
Droit des marchés publics GM2MP13 1 3 20h -
UE 2 - Management dans le secteur public   
Ressources humaines dans le secteur public GM2MP21 1 3 20h -
Démarche qualité dans les services publics GM2MP22 1 2 20h -
Contrôle et évaluation dans l'action publique GM2MP23 1 2 20h -
Partenariats Publics-Privés GM2MP24 1 3 20h -
UE 3 - Relations avec le public   
Communication institutionnelle GM2MP31 1 2 20h -
Marketing et management des services publics GM2MP32 1 3 20h -
Anglais GM2MP33 1 3 - 40h
Administration et TIC GM2MP34 1 2 20h -
TOTAL SEMESTRE 3    11 30 200h 40h
UE 4 - Professionnalisation en management public 1   
Séminaires professionnels et ateliers de recherche en management public GM2MP41 2 5 20h  
Management de projet GM2MP42 2  5  20h  
UE 5 - Professionnalisation en management public 2   
Méthodologie GM2MP51 -  3  - 30h
Stage (4 mois minimum) GM2MP52 -  17  - -
TOTAL SEMESTRE 4    4  30  40h 30h
TOTAL MASTER 2    15  60  240h 70h

ROME Codes

  • 33312 Executive management in the public sector
  • 32172 Manager of the implementation of public authority policies
  • 33165 Public services Manager


  • Regional, national or European public sector administration 

Accessible job types

  • External administration services director, Central administration services director, Local government public sector director, General secretary, Technical-administrative manager