Master of Public Policy

Study Area

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail


Melbourne City

Intake Time

February & July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

Combining studies in policy making, evaluation, social research, and ethics, this course equips you to participate in policy advocacy and design-related activities. You will learn how you can contribute to positive policy outcomes, and participate in debates regarding power, politics, and complexity. Taught by leading policy academics and industry professionals, the course reflects the latest debates, issues, and approaches to global, national, and local policy making and development. You'll explore and develop frameworks for issues, such as: evidence-based policy and practice global governance equity public sector reform Graduates work as policymakers, advocates, and managers in human service, government, and non-government organisations, and, increasingly, in the private and corporate sectors.


Average Score

at least GPA 2.5/4.0


6.5 (6.0)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking