Master in Public Policy and Security


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Program Description


Being overwhelmed by many security issues in public policy, it is more important than ever to understand this dynamic process, to be able to assess emerging risks, threats, and their management mechanisms. Successful experience in organising political study programmes has allowed the formation of an open and competent team of lecturers and scientists, the whose arranged programme provides students with the necessary analytical tools and prepares the experts for the 21st-century challenges.

Strong competencies in policy and security analysis

Graduates analyse contemporary public policy and security processes, evaluate them at national, European, international, and global levels; professionally identify public policy and security issues; present their solutions and predict the expected consequences; analyse the development and prospects of public policy and security processes.

Opportunity to work in the public sector

Graduates will be able to work in consultative, managerial, and research areas in municipalities, ministries, other public sector organisations, embassies, institutions and organisations of the European Union, public and business organizations, and non-governmental organizations.

Our political science graduates tend to pursue a political career, for example, being elected to Lithuanian parliament, working in political parties.

Studies and internships abroad

Under the ERASMUS+ Exchange Programme, students can study for one or two semesters in a selected foreign university, as well as gain practice at international companies and organisations.

Socially active, ambitious students

This study programme is usually chosen by socially active, ambitious students, capable of generating political ideas. Good motivation determines a creative and learning-oriented environment that helps master the knowledge and the skills that students need.


Student’s competencies:
– Analysis and assessment of modern public policy and safety processes at the national, European, international and global level;
– Professional identification of public policy and safety problems, forecasts of their solutions and probable consequences;
– Analysis of development and prospects of public policy and safety processes.

Student’s skills:
– Able to solve complex tasks of public policy, management, and safety in new environments;
– Able to make data-based decisions in the areas of public policy and safety;
– Able to recognise arising risks for the state and methods of their management.

Entry Requirements

Proficiency in English
Language requirements

IELTS ≥6.0, TOEFL ≥85, CEFR ≥C1, or equivalent

Eligibility CGPA
University Bachelor degree certificate

Undergraduate diploma (or higher) with min. length of 180 ECTS (3 years of studies) is eligible.

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Russian.

The documents must be legalised (Apostille) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the documents were issued. This requirement does not apply for the documents issued in the EU and Belarus, Ukraine.

Average grade (CGPA) > 60 %

For more information of this programme, please visit their web page here.

Last updated May 2020

About the School

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Kaunas University of Technology - KTU - is one the largest technological universities in the Baltics. Known for its linkages with business, leadership in scientific research, flexible interdisciplinary study programmes and unforgettable study experience, KTU is fast forwarding to becoming an internationally acknowledged institution of higher education. Read less