University of British Columbia, Canada announces admission for Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program

Posted by: at 1/17/2017 03:50:00 am


~ 2-year program prepares students for senior management roles as policy analysts, foreign policy strategists, directors of corporate policy, in global positions

New Delhi, 17th January, 2016: University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada has announced the opening of applications for its Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program, a professional program that responds to global policy challenges and prepares students for the complexities of today’s world.

University of British Columbia, Canada announces admission for Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program


A highly-coveted discipline, The Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) is a two-year global public policy program at UBC, Vancouver, Canada designed to prepare students for senior management roles as policy analysts, foreign policy strategists, directors of corporate policy and similar functions in different eco-systems across the world. The programme aims to have graduates to be work-ready, and flexible and fluent in all sorts of situations, whether they involve government, business, or not-for-profits.

The program provides access to a suite of MPPGA professional skills workshops and career support to cultivate students’ leadership skills and help them succeed in influencing policy decisions in areas such as policy strategy, foreign policy, strategic communications and digital diplomacy, clean energy, global security, advocacy, social service delivery, regulatory affairs, and trade.  In the first year of the program, core classes build fundamental policy skills with broad applicability. A defining element of the second year is an intensive Global Policy Project, which provides opportunities for students to engage with policy makers and civil society and apply their creative thinking and strategic design skills. The program prepares students to lead teams in implementing cross-boundary solutions to pressing global concerns.

Students can apply for the course for 2017 through the website (http://mppga.ubc.ca) and the last date for submission of the application is January 26, 2017.


ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA:

The University of British Columbia (1908) is one of North America’s leading universities, consistently ranked in the top 40 universities worldwide.  UBC draws top faculty and students from over 150 countries to its two academic communities: the Vancouver campus on Canada's spectacular Pacific coast and the Okanagan campus located in BC’s scenic interior.  Undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional programs – offered through 17 Faculties and 15 Schools – lead to internationally-recognized degrees in comprehensive fields of study, including: humanities & social sciences, visual & performing arts, commerce & management, engineering & computer science, physical sciences, life & health sciences, resources sciences, education, and more.  https://you.ubc.ca
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