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November 22, 2014

Canadian Excellence

International Public Policy (MIPP)

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Dr. Paul Maxim, Program Coordinator
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The Master of International Public Policy (MIPP) program is an intensive, one year graduate program that prepares students for the challenging international policy environment where policy makers must balance competing domestic priorities with rapidly-changing international dynamics.

Program Details

Duration of Program
12 months
Program Options
courses only
international economic relations; human security; international environmental policy; global governance
For more information on the program requirements

Entrance Requirements

Minimum Standing

honours undergraduate degree

One term undergraduate course in:

microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, introductory statistics and a relevant political science course

An overall average of at least B (higher GPA in final year for scholarship purposes)

Application Deadline

Start Date
Application Due
September January 15 for first consideration; applications will be accepted until the program is full.


Eligible students admitted to study on a full-time basis for each year of study are given a competitive funding package.

Guaranteed minimum financial support: $13,000
Average financial support:

Such support may be made up of:

  • teaching assistantships,
  • internal and/or external scholarship awards,
  • research assistantships
  • CIGI Jr. Fellowships

Major award holders (OGS, CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) are eligible for the Dean's Scholarship, valued at up to $7,500.

Consult the academic program for further details.


Tuition is charged each term. Miscellaneous fees may be charged where applicable.