Program Specifications

Program Specifications

Awarding Body

Universitas Gadjah Mada


Faculty of Social and Political Sciences


Department of Public Policy and Management


Undergraduate Programme in Public POlicy and Management

Years of Operation

1957 – Present

Degree Title

Sarjana Ilmu Politik (SIP, Bachelor in Political Science)




8 to 10

Final Project

Undergraduate Thesis (Skripsi)

Current Certifications

Indonesian National Accreditation Board (BAN-PT), and AUN QA Certification in  A Graded (Very good)

Nuber of Students

589 (as of March 2016)

Lecturer Student Ratio

1:19 (as of March 2016)

The Department of Public Policy and Management’s main objective is to prepare their students to be competent in the field of Public Policy and Management, and be sensible towards justice, accountability, publicness, and democratic values.

In order to fulfil the curriculum’s objectives, DPPM carry out Student Centered Learning process. Some teaching-learning methods that are implemented in this SCL based curriculum are lab assisted learning, group discussions, case studies, field trips, and internship programs.

Students in the DPPM Undergraduate Program take a total of 145 credits that include:

  • 16 Credits (5 Courses) University Compulsory Courses
  • 18 Credits (7 Courses) Faculty Compulsory Courses
  • 96 Credits (25 Courses) Department Compulsory Courses
  • 15 Credits (5 Courses) Elective Courses


Program Educational Objectives

  1. Be involved in governing the organizations while effectively and efficiently articulating public interests and embracing values of participation, responsiveness, accountability and justice.
  2. Be experienced and skilful in employing policy and management instruments in research and policy practices for the purpose of actualizing public interests and values.
  3. Remain cognizant to values and interests of the public especially related to social welfare and justice, and be committed toward strengthening democracy.


Students’ Expected Learning Outcomes

The Department of Public Policy Students’ expected learning outcomes are as follow:

  1. Able to analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative data related to public policy and decision making process
  2. Able to evaluate and compare existing public policies and management dynamics
  3. Able to formulate public policies
  4. Able to create public management innovations
  5. Able to lead public and non-public organizations
  6. Able to build inter-organizational networking
  7. Able to influence actors across sectors
  8. Able to advocate for public policy and public sector reform
  9. Able to criticize existing public management and political phenomenon
  10. Able to participate in problem solving and conflict resolutions in public and non-public organizations
  11. Able to articulate values of public interests.