Masters in Public Policy and Management
The Masters in Public Policy and Management degree is a rigorous two-year program designed to address the complex issues facing modern governments and other policy-making organizations while developing the general management skills of results-oriented professionals.
The programme gives you a practical learning experience using the case-study methodology which offers a unique opportunity for the application of practical skills, tools, and ideas to real-life problems. Our broad pool of local and international faculty are actively engaged in shaping public policy, advising both governments and organizations, locally and internationally.
The core curriculum features Public Policy and Management, Public Finance, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, General Management, Managing People in the public sector, and International aspects of public policy.
The programme offers a flexible mode of study and you can choose either evening or modular classes. This is tailored for busy executives who can opt to study for two weeks after every quarter or 3 evenings every week.
The MPPM programme is specifically designed for senior Managers and professionals both from the public sector and corporate world with at least 2 years managerial experience.
Academic Entry Requirements Candidates must meet one of the following academic qualifications:
- Holders of First Class or Upper Second Class honor degrees in the relevant academic fields from recognized universities.
- Holders of other related qualifications from recognized universities, considered by the Academic Council as equivalent to a First Class or Upper Second Class degree.
- Holders of the Lower Second Class Degrees, plus postgraduate diplomas or certificates of diploma level or equivalent.
Mode of Delivery
Evening: Classes run for 3 days a week from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm and occasional Saturday mornings (8:30am – 1:00pm).
Modular Classes run on two-week full-day modules every three months.
The programme offers an intensive one-week international module at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service of New York University, one of the best schools in public policy courses in the US.
You will broaden your understanding of specific and cross-cutting global issues in public policy discourse.
The module delivered by renowned development experts from NYU and involves educational visits to New York City, Washington DC and Various government departments.