Master of Arts in Public Policy

Master of Arts in Public Policy is designed for those engaged in, or aspiring to, professional careers in the public sector, corporate or not-for-profit sectors related to the political and economic management and regulation of multinational corporations.

This program is designed to academically qualify Somali future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of Good Governance and to prepare them for their professional life.

Furthermore, the total credit hours a student must cover are 42 credit hours, which consists core subjects and graduation project.

Program Goals

  1. To enhance new knowledge and skills in public administration and public policy analysis will facilitate the development of homegrown solutions to problems of governance, as well as economic and social challenges facing the society.
  2. Build a practical understanding of public management and governance.
  3. Further skills for the effective navigation of managerial leadership in the country
  4. Participate in joint learning of different types of governance locally.
  5. Develop individual strategies for public service career development.

Entry Requirements

  1. Processing fee of USD $ 70                    
  2. Two (2) copies of photos with white background
  3. Original of Secondary School certificate,
  4. And, original Bachelor degree(s) and transcript.
    Program Structure
No.Course Code                Subject NameCredit Hours
Semester One
 MPPC3001Foundation in Public Policy 3
 MPPC3002Administration and Organization Theory3
 MPPC3003Public Policy Formulation & Design3
Semester Two
 MPPC3004Sustainable Development Policies3
 MPPC3005Public Policy Analysis3
 MPPC3006Foreign Policy3
Semester Three
 MPPC3007Administrative law3
 MPPC3008Research Methods3
 MPPC3009Cases in Contemporary Public Policy3
Semester Four
 MPPC3010Somali Political History3
 MPPP4001Graduation Project 1st Part6
Semester Five
 MPPP4001Graduation Project 2nd Part6
Semester Six
  Publications & final Viva 


Per SemesterFee
Sem 1$413
Sem 2$413
Sem 3$413
Sem 4$413
Sem 5$413
Sem 6$415

Assessment Format

Format AFormat B
Course Work60%100%
Final Exam40%0%
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