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.
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.
The applicant should have:
Bachelor's 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.
Required Credit Hours: 36 hours
Thesis Option (Credit Hours)
Economics for Policy Analysis
Financial Management and Public Budgeting
Public Policy Analysis Theory & Practice
New Public Management Governance
Research Methods for PolicyAnalysis
Governance, Leadership and Public Management
Public Policy Design and Tools
Seminar in Governance and & Public Policy in the UAE
Elective Courses (6hours)
Globalization, international Agencies& PublicPolicy
Environmental Policy & Sustainable Development Management
Implementation, Evaluation & Monitoring of Strategic Issues
Comparative Political Institutions
Master Degree Thesis )in Arabic or English)
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Credit hours )36( Tuition fees for
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