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M.A. On Campus

Public Management and Policy

Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)

24 months
Duration
7420 EUR/year
7420 EUR/year
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About

The Master in Public Management and Policy is offered by the Faculty of Economics and the Faculty of Communication Sciences of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), situated in Lugano, and is promoted by the Swiss Public Administration Network (SPAN).

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Overview

The public sector has radically changed in recent years, and creates interesting and exciting professional opportunities that require new appropriately qualified professionals. 

The variety of abilities, skills and knowledge required by anyone wishing to occupy a position of responsibility and promote change in the public and in the private non profit sector are exactly what the Master in Public Management and Policy from Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) offers.

Career

The public sector has radically changed in recent years, and creates interesting and exciting professional opportunities that require new appropriately qualified professionals. 

The variety of abilities, skills and knowledge required by anyone wishing to occupy a position of responsibility and promote change in the public and in the private non profit sector are exactly what the Master in Public Management and Policy offers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Comparative Public Administration
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Argumentation in Public Communication
  • Public Accounting 
  • Fundamentals in Public Communication
  • e-Government 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Italian

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The formal requirement for admission to the Master's degree in Public Management and Policy is the completion of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised university in public economics, business management, politics, sociology, law, communication sciences, or an equivalent university degree.
  • Candidates with a Bachelor's degree of a recognised University of Applied Sciences may be admitted with 30-60 additional ECTS to be earned during or before the beginning of the programme, with Bachelor or Master courses according to a study program defined by the scientific director. Admissions will be treated on a case by case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7420 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7420 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7420 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7420 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • National: CHF 2000
  • International: CHF 4000  

Living costs for Lugano

1516 - 2134 CHF /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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