Master of Public Policy

Master of Public Policy

The program is designed for highly talented and highly motivated students who want to pursue a career in the public sector, non-profit-organisations or private businesses, whether on the local, regional, national or international level. The interdisciplinary program equips candidates with the scientific knowledge and practical experience they will need to advance the public interest by making policy decisions on a rational basis and by implementing policy programs effectively. The structure of the curriculum of the MPP at INPUMA is:

Interdisciplinary

To be able to comprehend the complexity of modern political processes and to take part in their design. Candidates will be exposed to interdisciplinary education, especially in economics, law and political science, taught by faculty members from various departments within the university and outside the University of Malaya.

Practice-related

Courses are taught with an eye on practical examples and real-world problems - some of them are taught by experts with practical experience.

International

The curriculum of the MPP programme meets international standards. English is the main working language. Candidates and lecturers from Malaysia and all over the world will learn and work together.

Entry Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of not lower than 3.0 or equivalent in the field of Political Science, Public Policy, Economics, Sociology or Laws, or

Other qualifications approved by the University of Malaya’s Senate from time to time.

Language Requirements
Course Structure
Programme Fee

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme. and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Entry Requirements as below:

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