UniversityUniversity of Canterbury
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Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
University of Canterbury
Drawing on UC's teaching and research strengths in Political Science and International Relations, graduates can obtain a professional capstone qualification in policy analysis and strategic decision making.
This Master's programme will provide advanced interdisciplinary training in just one year for those wishing to progress in local, regional, national, and third sector/not-for-profit roles in policy and governance.
Why study a Master of Policy and Governance at UC?
How do I plan my degree?
The Master of Policy and Governance (MPAG) comprises 180 points. Students can decide on the level of research that makes up their programme, choosing one of two options:
Students can study a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science and International Relations.
The MPAG caters perfectly for students interested in policy and governance careers in local, regional and national government, and not-for-profit/volunteer sectors.
Graduates will leave UC having:
Start date: Monthly by arrangement with supervisor
To enrol, you will need a bachelor's degree in any subject, normally with at least a B Grade Point Average in 60 points of 300-level courses in the majoring subject, or other equivalent qualifications. All students also need approval to enrol.
Applicants must also satisfy our English language entry requirements
Application deadline: At least 6 months before the planned start date.