The world is in the midst of major and rapid transformation. Alongside urgent threats to sustainability, massive shifts in technology and growing systemic risk, we are witnessing the dramatic rise of emerging economies and a global rebalancing of power. Succeeding in this complex environment demands a broad foundation of essential policy skills, and the knowledge and tools to navigate global policy challenges.
The University of British Columbia’s Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA) program is a professional global public policy program that provides policy makers and future leaders with:
Multidisciplinary policy analysis and design skills
Subject-specific expertise in
development, sustainability and global governance
Candidates graduate ready to drive policy change in industry, government or non-profits anywhere in the world.
The MPPGA at a Glance
Who: Those with an undergraduate degree, some relevant professional experience, and a strong passion
for global change
What: Two-year, full-time professional global public policy program
Where: The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada
When: New class welcomed every September
How: Mix of classes, hands-on training and field work with a choice of three streams
Why: Lead effective policy change that has a positive impact on the world
The Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs program is the first general professional degree in global public policy offered by UBC. The program was jointly developed on behalf of two faculties (Arts and Science) and three institutes, Institute of Asian Research (IAR), Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES), and Liu Institute for Global Issues (Liu).
Please find more details on the application process, courses, and faculty here: http://mppga.ubc.ca/