About this Degree
Students graduate with a strong foundation of analytical and quantitative skills, core policy concepts, and overall management and leadership skills.
A mandatory and comprehensive policy internship program means that all MPP students at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy have the opportunity to transfer classroom theory into practical experience developing and implementing policy. Internship positions are available in a variety of organizations.
Please note that admissions selection to the Public Policy program at the University of Toronto is competitive and meeting this minimum requirement does not guarantee admission. Final-year grades are based on the last 5.0 full-course equivalents or 10.0 half-course equivalents.
3.5 required FCEs: PPG1000H, PPG10002H, PPG1003H, PPG1004H, PPG1005H, PPG1007H, and PPG1008H.
- Students who do not pass PPG1002H, PPG1004H, and/or PPG1008H must retake the Math-Stats diagnostic with a grade of at least 60%.
- Students must complete the Math-Stats diagnostic at the start of the Fall session.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
8.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)
DisciplinesPublic Policy Political Science View 75 other Masters in Public Policy in Canada
Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the School of Public Policy and Governance's additional admission requirements stated below.
A four-year bachelor's degree (or equivalent as recognized by the University of Toronto).
A minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of a B and a minimum GPA of a B+ standing in the final year of undergraduate studies (3.3 out of a possible 4.0 grading scale). Admissions selection to the MPP program is competitive and meeting this minimum requirement does not guarantee admission. Final-year grades are based on the last 5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) or 10.0 half-course equivalents.
Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction and examination was not English must demonstrate proficiency in English.
International46160 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 46160 CAD per year during 24 months.
National17680 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17680 CAD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Toronto
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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