Master's in International Development & Public Policy

Master's in International Development & Public Policy

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Program Duration

18 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Master's programs

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 11900 - 13900 EUR

Comment:

— Applicable for the  2021/22 academic year.
— The application for the exchange semester will occur during the students' academic period at Nova SBE.

Funding Options

Multiple scholarship options available. Visit the school website for more information

Decision-making is constantly a challenging process with a growing number of variables and expectations to be met in several fields, all directly impacting society. In this Master’s you will acquire the tools to prompt personal and organizational development both for public and non-governmental companies.


Master’s in International Development and Public Policy at Nova SBE

About the Program

The Master’s program in International Development and Public Policy responds to the demand for applied training in the fields of Public Policy and Development, tailored to attract high quality international students from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds, from the social sciences and humanities, to economics, political science, and engineering. 

Students will be exposed to the fields of economics, management, political science, and quantitative methods, with direct application to Public Policy and Development. At the same time, students will develop an empirical approach to applied issues through Policy Analysis Project (PAP). 

The degree program aims to provide a sustainable response to the needs of decision makers by providing them with analytical skills, awareness, and personal development at an appropriate level to support the performance of governmental and non-governmental organizations, including companies, in demanding and diverse socio-economic contexts. 


Program Outline

Our Master's programs are taught in English

MSc in International Development & Public POlicy Academic Director: Pedro Vicente

MANDATORY COURSES*

  • Development Economics I
  • Development Economics II
  • International Relations and Organizations 
  • Management
  • Markets, Incentives, and Behaviour
  • Policy Analysis Project
  • Policy Appraisal
  • Policy Evaluation
  • Politics for Policy
  • Public Policy I
  • Public Policy II
  • Statistics for Policy Action

*Please note that for the academic year of 2022/2023 this information may be subject to changes.

ELECTIVES*

  • Applied Social Entrepreneurship
  • Behavioral Economics and Finance
  • Business Models for Sustainability
  • Economics of Education
  • Economics of Health and Health Care
  • Economics of Health Systems
  • Environmental Policy
  • European Economy
  • Global Energy Markets
  • International Migration
  • International Tourism policy
  • International Trade: Theory and Policy
  • Labor Economics
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Management in the Public Sector
  • Management of Non-Profit Organizations
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Negotiation
  • Operations Management
  • Political Economy
  • Private Sector Development

*Please note that for the academic year of 2022/2023 this information may be subject to changes.


NOVA Masters

Master’s Applications Fall Intake 2022/23

Eligibility criteria:

  • Prospects keen on learning the questions behind public policies that can come from different backgrounds: from management and economics, passing through international relations or other social sciences, till engineering or other analytical degrees. However, if you have limited quantitative skills you may need to complete bridging courses in August.
  • Candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of English language proficiency at level B2. No knowledge of Portuguese is required.
  • For this program, we will receive applications from pre-experience profiles, with an average of two years of professional activity, and also young practitioners willing to enrich their knowledge on international development and public policy (age equal or below 35 years old recommended. If older please contact the Student Recruitment & Admissions Team to leadyourfuture@novasbe.pt).

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The Master’s Fall Intake applications are open until May 31. The Student Recruitment & Admissions Office recommended the submission of applications as early as possible. 

For more information, please contact the Student Recruitment & Admissions Office at leadyourfuture@novasbe.pt or at +351 213 801 699.

Apply here


Careers and Placement

The MIDPP provides high-level skills that are demanded in organisations that deal with domestic and international public policy (involving both developed and developing countries). The list of potential job opportunities include international organisations (European Commission, OECD, United Nations sectoral agencies, etc), the civil service of EU and other countries, consultancies that work with the public sector, public relations agencies, and non-governmental organisations.

Nova SBE is currently working towards establishing partnerships with a number of organisations in sectors such as health, education, environment, and different government agencies in Portugal (e.g. Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Employment and Social Security) and abroad (e.g. EU development agency, International Labour Organisation). These partnerships may lead to traineeships and or job opportunities for MIDPP students and graduates.

Starting a Master’s Program at Nova SBE may be one of the first steps towards a global career. 

Whether you already know how you plan to impact the world or whether you are still trying to decide what do after your degree, know that Nova SBE has a program that will guide you all the way through your Masters’ program. Nova SBE’s Career & Corporate Placement team runs a comprehensive program that provides you with the necessary tools to help taking the next step more effectively from day one and transform your uncertainties into bold aspirations that can really make a difference.

Check more information about the offers of the Career and Corporate Placement Team at Nova SBE here.

More Information

Attendance

On-Campus

Posted on

Program Duration

18 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Master's programs

Study Options

Full Time

Fees

Regular fees: 11900 - 13900 EUR

Comment:

— Applicable for the  2021/22 academic year.
— The application for the exchange semester will occur during the students' academic period at Nova SBE.

Funding Options

Multiple scholarship options available. Visit the school website for more information

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