The University of Melbourne

Master of Public Policy and Management

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

In the Master of Public Policy and Management you’ll refine a high-level analytic skill-set that meets the demands of complex public policy-making. Use the theoretical and analytical perspectives and debates you learn in public policy, governance and management to generate understandings of the institutions, processes and practices of contemporary government and policy.With over 30 years of teaching and learning, the Master of Public Policy and Management is the premier degree of its kind in Australia. Understand the challenges and opportunities of interdependence, national and local institutions, diversity and dynamics of global, and appreciate the potential and limits of public policy action.

Designed for

Current public, private and community sector leaders and managers, as well as those wishing to begin a career in this field


200 point, 150 point and 100 point programs available. Thesis and internship options available.


  • Public policy and management

Standard entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in any discipline, with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%), or equivalent

Study pathways

High-achieving students may be eligible to progress to a PhD.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville Domestic: $65,862
International: $82,524
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Parkville.

150-point program - Domestic: $43,481 International: $54,510. 100-point program - Domestic: $28,512 International: $35,744

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