Studying in the Public Administration programme at Nazarbayev University will provide students with an invaluable opportunity tobenefit from joining a network of practitioners from diverse backgrounds from the business, public and non-profit sectors, and obtain mutual support by sharing ideas and experience
In addition, it will improve students’ understanding of the global dimensions inpublic administration and governance reforms, as well as business models applied to thepublic sectors of the developed countries.The Master in Public Administration (MPA) is a program which is designed for professionals seeking rigorous education and training in public administration. It will give students a strong foundation in policy formulation, analysis and implementation as well as in policy and program evaluation. GSPP expects its graduates to serve in a wide range of middle to senior-level positions in public and private sectors as well as international and non-profit organizations.
You can apply until:
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18-month full-time programme, and its modules are taught on Fridays and Saturdays.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.
The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
For non-residents, the application fee for master programs - KZT 28,000
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Merit-based scholarships available
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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