The Public and Social Policy (PSP) programme offered by Charles University offers in-depth expertise in specific domains such as social policy, health policy, educational policy, employment policy and others. The special attention is paid to policy research methodology, both qualitative and quantitative. The graduates will acquire the knowledge and skills that enable them to effectively and efficiently perform analytical, conceptual, organizational, interactive and managing tasks in creating and implementing public and social policies within the international context.
The programme is developed in accordance with almost twenty years’ experience with the Czech program on Public and Social Policy. It will, however, be supplemented by experience with already existing English courses and realized international research programs. Similarly, the comparative dimension will be enhanced.
The theoretical grounds of the discipline will be covered especially in courses Public Policy a Social Policy. The knowledge about concrete policy domains will be provided in courses Educational Policy, Health Policy a Civil Society in Central Europe. Methodological knowledge and skills will be developed in courses Policy Analysis, Introduction to Social Research Methodology, Statistics in SPSS, Text, Narrative & Discourse Analysis a Diploma Seminar I a II. During the program, both individual and collective students?’ work on concrete social and policy problems will be sustained.
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- Public Policy
- Social Policy
- Statistics in SPSS
- Health Policy
- Educational Policy
- Policy Analysis
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- February - early bird deadline (visa countries)
- April - regular deadline (non-visa countries)
- June - second early bird deadline (visa countries)
- August - second regular deadline (non-visa countries)
- November - the admission process starts for the following year
DisciplinesSociology Public Administration Public Policy View 5 other Masters in Public Policy in Czech Republic
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
The programme is open to students who have completed a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a related programme study.
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International6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA6000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6000 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Prague
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.