The Master’s in International Development & 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.
From any bachelors programs with quantitative background: from management and economics, international relations or other social sciences, to engineering or other analytical skills. We strongly advice students with limited quantitative skills to complete the bridging courses in order to progress smoothly into the program.
Keen on learning the questions behind public policies and developing analytical and quantitative skills to deal with real problems.
Strong international vocation, bringing future leaders from a wide range of contexts to Nova SBE.
That aspire to know more on economics for policymakers, with an important management component.
That aim at helping leaders to have a meaningful impact in their communities.
Young practitioners in organizations with a public policy dimension, with high potential and willing to enrich their knowledge and practical approach on international development and public policy.