Master of Public Policy and Management - Kathmandu University

Kathmandu University


2 year(s)

Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) is an innovative academic and professional program that deals with the wide range of public policy and public affairs to broaden the public policy perspectives and sharpen the management skills of public sector. 

The MPPM is designed for young and mid-career professionals currently working or seeking a career in public service, private sector, non-profit or other organizations. It aims to provide aspiring individuals with an opportunity to step outside of narrowly defined traditional lines of discipline, and understand and analyze complex public policy and governance issues through the multidisciplinary approach. 

Graduates completing the Master of Public Policy and Management will:

  • have an integrated and advanced understanding of concepts, theories, contemporary trends and developments in public policy and management
  • have the ability to synthesize complex issues, and apply relevant theories to the analysis of challenges in public policy and management
  • have developed appropriate critical research and evaluative skills
  • have the capacity to transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences


Applicants should have minimum of 3-year Bachelor Degree or Master Degree with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.0 out of 4.0, or its equivalent, or 45 percent marks in aggregate. 

Applicants of diverse academic background such as political science, social science, economics, journalism, law, business, and others are eligible to apply. Applicants having 1 to 3 years of work experience are given preference for admission.