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Master of Public Policy (MPP)

Canada

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What will I learn?

The Master of Public Policy (MPP) is an intensive, full-time two-year professional program. Founded in 2006, it continues the University of Toronto’s internationally recognized tradition of academic excellence and combines it with practical, real-world policy experience. Students graduate with a strong foundation of analytical and quantitative skills, core policy concepts, and overall management and leadership skills.

A mandatory and comprehensive policy internship program means that all MPP students at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy have the opportunity to transfer classroom theory into practical experience developing and implementing policy. Internship positions are available in a variety of organizations.​

The Munk School’s prestigious Master of Public Policy (MPP) brings together an impressive array of students and faculty for a two-year, full-time program that bridges Canadian and global policy.

In addition to a paid summer internship and a wide range of career support services, students develop core competencies considered essential for policy practice and take electives from both within the Munk School and in the broader University.

Visiting public sector leaders along with a renowned multidisciplinary faculty bridge theory and real-world experience, providing contact with senior professionals in government and the broader public, private, and community sectors.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Arts and Science

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$46,160.00 (US$ 34,428) per year
Start date

9 January 2023

Venue

University of Toronto

St. George Campus,

27 King's College Circle,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M5S 1A1, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have minimum GPA: 3/4; B Plus GPA: 3.3/4. Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies, which specify an appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university. This degree must be completed with an academic standing equivalent to a University of Toronto mid-B or better in the final year. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Required score: 7.0 (Academic) with at least 6.5 for each component. Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) Including Writing and Speaking Sections: Overall score: 93; Writing: 22; Speaking: 22. Academic English Level 60: Required score: B. Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Online: Required score: 70 minimum total with at least 60 in each part. The Certificate of Proficiency in English (COPE): Required score: 76 minimum total with at least 22 in each component and 32 in writing. Cambridge Assessment English: Required score: minimum 185 overall with at least 176 in each component.

For international students

A four-year bachelor's degree (or equivalent as recognized by the University of Toronto).

A minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of a B and a minimum GPA of a B+ standing in the final year of undergraduate studies (3.3 out of a possible 4.0 grading scale). Admissions selection to the MPP program is competitive and meeting this minimum requirement does not guarantee admission. Final-year grades are based on the last 5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) or 10.0 half-course equivalents.

English language requirements

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Required score: 7.0 (Academic) with at least 6.5 for each component.
Internet-Based Test (TOEFL iBT) Including Writing and Speaking Sections: Overall score: 93; Writing: 22; Speaking: 22
Academic English Level 60: Required score: B
Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Online: Required score: 70 minimum total with at least 60 in each part.
The Certificate of Proficiency in English (COPE): Required score: 76 minimum total with at least 22 in each component and 32 in writing
Cambridge Assessment English: Required score: minimum 185 overall with at least 176 in each component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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