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M.Sc. On Campus Blended

International Public Management and Policy

Erasmus University Rotterdam

12 months
Duration
15500 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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About

The International Public Management and Policy programme at Erasmus University Rotterdam forms a clear pathway to developing a career in public or private sector organisations. Erasmus University Rotterdam is an international top university in a vibrant city that is the gateway to Europe. 

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Overview

Public policy has an international orientation that is underlined by the central role of organisations such as the EU and the UN. This master programme endows you with theories, concepts and skills that you need to work effectively in an international environment. The knowledge we provide will enable you to contribute to finding solutions for global issues such as international conflict, poverty, migration, environmental protection and corruption. The programme forms a clear pathway to developing a career in public or private sector organisations. Erasmus University Rotterdam is an international top university in a vibrant city that is the gateway to Europe. Our faculty consists of top-notch scholars in the academic fields of public administration, political science, international relations, development studies, and European integration, who also regularly participate in policy debates.

The International Public Management and Policy  programme at Erasmus University Rotterdam features:

  • A multi-level focus, dealing with public management and public policy on the national, EU and international levels;
  • A closely supervised individual research project;
  • A study trip to international organisations in Geneva  and European institutions in Brussels (facilitated by the programme, but only partly subsidized);
  • Strong emphasis on professional development;
  • The opportunity to interact with an international student group and academics with strong international reputations.
  • An interdisciplinary nature, including knowledge from public administration, political science, international relations and political economy.

Career 

This programme is highly relevant for those who seek employment in the increasingly wide range of jobs that are associated with the internationalisation of public management and policy. This includes jobs at both the international and the national level, such as:

  • International organisations; 
  • The EU; 
  • Government ministries and agencies; 
  • Local authorities; 
  • International NGOs; 
  • Multinational companies; 
  • Consultancy firms; 
  • Think tanks; 
  • Research institutes. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Public Policy
  • European Union Policy-Making
  • Global Governance
  • Professional Development: Research Design 
  • Europe in the World
  • International Public Management
  • International Organisations and Development
  • Final Research Project 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

You are eligible for admission to the programme if you have obtained a relevant Bachelor’s or undergraduate degree (comparable to the Dutch academic level according to the standards of the Dutch Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic)) from a research university in the following fields of studies:

  • Public Administration;
  • Political Science;
  • European Studies;
  • International Relations.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Sociology or other social sciences, as well as Law or History, are also eligible to apply if they are internationally oriented and have an affinity with the public sector. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • €2,168 (Statutory fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €12,300 (Institutional fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €15,500 (Institutional fee: non-EEA students)
  • Living costs for Rotterdam

    760 - 1265 EUR /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    For the applicants of the various degree programmes of Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Erasmus University Rotterdam the following funding possibilities are available:

    • Holland Scholarship for excellent non-EEA applicants
    • L-EARN for impact Scholarship
    • Erasmus Trustfonds Scholarship

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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