Master of Public Policy

The University of Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Master of Public Policy
Duration1-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • This degree is designed for people who work in (or are looking to work in) government and the public sector, and for those working in non-government or private sector bodies who seek a better understanding of the role of government in public policymaking
  • Gain critical perspectives on the global, national and local levels of a rapidly changing policy environment with growing public scrutiny and complex challenges
  • The program is available with the following specialization:
    • Economic Policy
    • International Law
    • International Policy
    • Media and Cultural Policy
    • Social Policy
    • Social Research
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2467960 INR
Hostel & Meals1808342 INR
Insurance29672 INR
Student Services and Amenities Fee16995 INR
Lifestyle expenses335418 INR
Residence Application Fee5609 INR
Total2196036 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Admission to 2 year full time requires:
    • A bachelor’s degree with a minimum credit (65 percent) average calculated over the whole degree, from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification
  • Applicants may apply for a Reduced Volume of Learning (RVL):
    • If they have completed the embedded Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Public Policy or if they have an Honours degree in a relevant discipline
    • If they have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum credit average including a major in humanities, social sciences or law. Candidates with relevant work experience may also apply for RVL
    • The duration and relevance of the work experience will be assessed by the department before RVL is granted
ExamsTOEFL: 96
  • The minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing

  • Minimum result of 6.0 in each band 

PTE: 68
  • Minimum result of 54 in each band 

Additional info
  • Applicants who have undertaken a bachelor’s degree or other approved tertiary qualifications where the instruction for their qualification (teaching, assessment, and examination) was entirely in English will be waived from the English requirement
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