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MPAPublic Policy

Tuition fee €3,500.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time

Overview

„Public policy“ is oriented towards conceptual and analytic approach to management processes in the national and international levels and towards development of skills related to research, modelling, prognostics and decision making in the area of public policy. The aim of this programme is to prepare highly qualified professionals in public management who are able to contemplate systemically and act actively in management of the state considering to global competition, strict financial restrictions and shifting structure of the society. Students also gain competence in public administration. Responding to political transformations, impact of socio-economic factors and development of technology, prospects of this study programme are based upon strive to educate not only objective political inquirere, but also responsible and active public policy analysts.

Programme structure

1 semester
1 Political Institutions
2 Public Policy Process
3 Social Research Methods
4 Comparative Social Policy
5 Electives 1

2 semester
1 Public Programme Evaluation
2 Systems of Governance
3 Public Policy Analysis
4 Public Policies of European Union
5 Electives 2

3 semester
1 Final Degree Project

Career opportunities

Senior specialist, chief specialist, head of subdivision, assistant manager of department, head of department

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Application start
Nov 1, 2017
Application deadline
Aug 30, 2018 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States