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Compare MSc Programs in Public Policy in Netherlands 2019

The MSc, or Master of Science, is a popular Master’s degree designation. Internationally recognized, the MSc is typically awarded after about five to six years of rigorous study in what is usually a science-based field.

Public policy is the study of how laws, rules, and regulations are created by governmental organizations. It might include the study of municipalities, regional governments, or national bodies, as well as political and nongovernmental organizations.

The Netherlands is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, consisting of twelve provinces in North-West Europe and three islands in the Caribbean. English speaking students will have no problems finding suitable courses. For international students applying to universities in the Netherlands, several scholarships are available.

Top MSc Degrees in Public Policy in Netherlands 2019

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3 Results in Public Policy, Netherlands

University of Amsterdam

In the Master’s in Public Policy and Governance, you will learn to critically analyse public policies in often controversial political settings. The programme focuses on ... [+]

In the Master’s in Public Policy and Governance, you will learn to critically analyse public policies in often controversial political settings. The programme focuses on both research and practice and links theory and practice by looking into interesting cases and inviting inspiring guest speakers.

The Public Policy and Governance track prepares students to meet demands for effective and legitimate public action in complex and often controversial political settings. The programme helps students develop as critical analysts and innovative designers by linking research and practice, theory and action on the ‘shop floor’ on the local, national, European, and international levels. Opportunities are provided to study policy work at and across these levels.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Amsterdam

The track Public Policy in the Master’s programme in Economics is a fascinating single-year analysis of how governments intervene in the economy. Evaluate the billion-eur ... [+]

The track Public Policy in the Master’s programme in Economics is a fascinating single-year analysis of how governments intervene in the economy. Evaluate the billion-euro auctions of telecommunications frequencies; analyse the merits of public-private partnership; learn all about the current debates and formulate your own positions, based on literature as well as field research.

One Master's, six tracks

The Master's programme in Economics offers six fascinating academic specialisation tracks:

Markets and Regulation; Development Economics; Public Policy; Monetary Policy & Banking; International Economics & Globalisation; Behavioural Economics & Game Theory;

Each track provides you with an advanced level of understanding of the economics core (microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics) in combination with an upper-advanced level of understanding in your chosen specialisation.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
UNU-MERIT

This Master's programme will enable you to work as a policy designer or policy analyst within the public and private institutions at local, national and international lev ... [+]

Why study Public Policy at UNU-MERIT's School of Governance

• Double-degree diploma (UNU & UM)

• Intensive, multi-disciplinary one-year programme

• Problem-based learning in small groups

• Students from dozens of countries

• Guest lecturers from international organisations

• Career opportunities in multiple sectors

Study global topics and challenges

Public policy issues are growing in complexity and there’s an increasing interconnectedness between local, national and international levels of decision making and implementation. This can be seen in current public policy concerns such as:

• the impact of immigration policies... [-]

Netherlands Maastricht
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus