Overview

The Master of Governance and Public Policy (MGPP) degree aims to impart knowledge, skills and analytic capability about the rational application of methods, practical tools and techniques in public governance including the formulation, implementation and evaluation of public policy a dynamic and complex era of globalization.

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The program combines relevant contemporary theories, professional skills, practical knowledge, high-level research skills and critical thinking to approach the questions of governance and policy management in the new millennium. The MGPP equips students with cutting-edge skills to undertake open, accountable, responsive and inclusive leadership to address the administrative, ethical, financial, organizational and political challenges in delivering superior governmental services and making effectual decisions.

The MGPP will help current and future employers of public, private, and nonprofit institutions by helping the participants to:

  • Enhance professional skills by acquiring a state of the art knowledge and techniques in governance and public policy.
  • Develop appropriate policies to solve problems or achieve the goals of the government and people.
  • Attain a competitive advantage by expanding knowledge skills and networks with practitioners at the cutting edge of their field.
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The applicant should have:

  • Bachelor degree from a recognized university in any field of social science, humanities, business, administration, economics, law, or other relevant fields of study.
  • Academic transcripts demonstrating a GPA of 3.0/ch or above (or other international equivalents) in a discipline in the social science, law, business, economics (or other relevant fields of study) from an accredited university.
  • Certified scores in IELTS (minimum 6) or TOEFL (minimum local 550/IBT79). The test must have been taken within the previous 24 months.

Degree Requirements

Required Credit Hours: 36 hours

Courses

Thesis Option (Credit Hours)

Mandatory course

24

Elective Courses

6

Thesis

6

Core Courses

Required Courses

Credit Hours

ECON 541

Economics for Policy Analysis

3

ECON 544

Financial Management and Public Budgeting

3

PSG 501

Public Policy Analysis Theory & Practice

3

PSG 504

New Public Management Governance

3

PSG 505

Research Methods for PolicyAnalysis

3

PSG 517

Governance, Leadership and Public Management

3

PSG 518

Public Policy Design and Tools

3

PSG 527

Seminar in Governance and & Public Policy in the UAE

3

Elective Course

Elective Courses (6hours)

Credit Hours

PSG 513

Globalization, international Agencies& PublicPolicy

3

PSG 521

Environmental Policy & Sustainable Development Management

3

PSG 522

Implementation, Evaluation & Monitoring of Strategic Issues

3

PSG 526

Comparative Political Institutions

3

Course Number

Required Courses

Credit Hours

PSG 699

Master Degree Thesis )in Arabic or English)

6

Thesis

Program Fees

Course Number

Required Courses

Tuition per credit hour

3,000 AED

Credit hours )36( Tuition fees for

108,000 AED

Registration fees in the program

200AED

Total fees in the program

108,200 AED

Program taught in:
English

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Last updated December 14, 2018
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Aug. 2019
Duration
1 - 2 years
Full-time
Price
3,000 AED
per credit hour (Tuition). 200 AED (Application Fee).
Deadline
Apr. 30, 2019
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Start Date
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End Date
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Aug. 2019

Location
Application deadline
Apr. 30, 2019
End Date
June 30, 2021