Partnership and Collaboration, Short Course | Part time online | University of Birmingham online | United Kingdom
2 months
1250 GBP/full
1250 GBP/full
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Delivered by the Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV), the UK’s leading academic centre for research and teaching on local governance and strategic public management, this 8-week Partnership and Collaboration microcredential from University of Birmingham explores the dynamics of collaboration within the public sector.

Visit the Visit programme website for more information


By explaining the key drivers of collaborative and partnership working, this course focuses on providing you with the practical skills to construct a joined-up approach for working with and alongside various stakeholder groups.

Once you have finished the 8-week Partnership and Collaboration course from University of Birmingham online , you will be awarded an official University of Birmingham postgraduate micro-credential certificate (worth 10 academic credits) and a transcript. You will be able to use these academic credits to apply for advanced entry to the University of Birmingham’s full Online Masters of Public Administration (MPA) qualification.

Why choose a postgraduate micro-credential short course?

  • Boost your CV in just eight weeks
  • Develop the specialist skills you need for your career goals
  • Gain an introduction to our Online MPA
  • Get a taster of online learning before committing to a full MPA degree
  • Earn a postgraduate micro-credential certificate worth 10 masters credits
  • Study around your existing commitments with 100% online learning
  • Expand your expertise at a top-100 University
  • Join a community of like-minded learners from over 50 different countries

Programme Structure

Why Study this Course?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the key drivers of collaborative and partnership working
  • Analyse the benefits of collaborative and partnership strategies
  • Identify the attitudes, behaviours and organisational cultures which both expedite and hinder collaborative and partnership strategy
  • Demonstrate the ability to construct a joined-up approach to collaborative and partnership strategy which is outcome-driven and produces public value
  • Appraise the models available for mapping and measuring the impacts of collaborative and partnership strategies on different stakeholder groups and the implications of engaging these groups in partnership working.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




  • Semi-structured
  • Proactive tutoring and support

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible to apply for a short course, you will need to have obtained (or be predicted to obtain) an upper second-class degree or postgraduate diploma from a UK university, OR an equivalent qualification from a recognised institution. Professional applications may also be considered. 

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 GBP for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    1250 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 GBP for the full programme during 2 months.


Other interesting programmes for you

Our partners

Partnership and Collaboration
University of Birmingham online


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!