Master of Science in Public Policy and Management - 12 month track

Carnegie Mellon University in Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 02696B

This program is tailored for students seeking to assume positions in policy development, implementation and evaluation, and to manage these functions in government, non-profit organisations, international organisations and the private sector. The program combines a comprehensive public policy and management curriculum with an industry based System Synthesis Project, these real-world components of the program provide students with work-experience and industry knowledge to advance their careers and to further differentiate them in the competitive global market. Students will understand how to produce and analyse data after sound policy advice, and make effective management decisions. They will look beyond traditional paradigms looking to innovative solutions to problems. Students can also undertake a specialisation in Digital Transformation and Analytics

Designed for

Professionals in the field of public, non-profit and private sectors


  • The one-year track requires 168 units: 138 units of core courses (including an industry-based project)
  • 30 units of elective courses.


  • Public policy
  • Management
  • Digital transformation
  • Analytics

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree
  • 3 years professional work experience
  • IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
  • GMAT (min 600) or GRE (min 300) or online Maths test (min 75%).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Adelaide International: $48,384 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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