Overview Post Graduate (S2)

Overview Post Graduate Program (S2)

There are three branches of postgraduate programs in the Department of Public Policy and Management FISIPOL UGM. These programs are Master in Public Policy and Management (MPPM), Master in Public Administration (MPA), and Doctorate in Public Policy and Management.  

The postgraduate course in Management and Public Policy UGM declared itself in 2010 as a result of the transformation of UGM’s Department of Public Administration. This program is set to focus its studies on public policy and management, especially related to the institutional dimension, process, and respond to the values in public affairs and public interests.

The vision of this program is to become a center of reference for the development of public administration in Indonesia. Whereas the mission is to conduct an educational program, with international standards for scholars of various disciplinary backgrounds who have an interest in public administration.

In order to support the stated vision and mission, the DPPM UGM Postgraduate Program has conducted various international cooperation activities. There are several cooperation initiatives that have been carried out with several universities in Thailand, the Philippines, Germany, Korea, Malaysia, and Australia. A number of results that have been achieved, among others are joint academic writing for a journal article, a flagship program of e-lecture with the Korean Foundation and visiting lecturers from abroad to provide lectures and seminars. In the near future, pioneering cooperation for the development of the double degree program will also be conducted in collaboration with leading universities abroad.

Master in Public Policy and Management (MPP)

The Master Program in Public Policy and Management FISIPOL UGM aims to enable each of its student to develop analytical and critical skills that are useful for overcoming and understanding many challenges of public policy, public management, and its formulation. This program will prepare you for an academic field of career. But despite its main focus, the skills are also very applicable in the government sector, diplomatic services, and private sector.

The Master Program in Public Policy and Management normally consists of four semesters. It requires 45 credit units as a prerequisite for graduation. Some of those 45 credits are obtained by successfully completing a research project (thesis). In addition, matriculation courses, core courses, and research method courses are mandatory for each student enrolled in the program. For specialization courses, students may choose from either Public Policy or Public Management.