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Why choose us?
You may wonder why you would consider choosing an Honours Degree in Public Policy or not.  

We invite you to consider Public Policy for your Honours for a number of reasons. The prestige of this degree is that it lends you a number of insights into a wide range of issues, policies and problem solving – from business to government. Public policy is about a multi-faceted approach to your degree. Our graduates have led very successful careers in all walks of life from private enterprise (Malta and abroad) to public service. The current Prime Minister is a graduate of our Department!

What is the Public Policy course all about?
The Department of Public Policy is here to ensure that you find your degree not only intellectually stimulating, but also a unique experience of blending academia with the real place of work. We bring you a taste of real problem solving which will enhance your learning curve as students, and as human beings. 

Our programmes are rich in content. You will be reading the following study units and more such as:

  • Aspects of Supranational Governance
  • Decision Making
  • Employee Relations in Public Policy
  • Leadership in Public Affairs
  • Organisational Strategy
  • Policy Making for competitiveness and innovation
  • Policy-making in Europe and in Micro-States
  • Politics
  • Project Evaluation and Administration
  • Public Management

These will be complemented by a unique opportunity to benefit from a Public Policy Placement (PPL4225) where you can gain work experience and carry out your own dissertation research.

What is in it for YOU?
This is an increasingly interconnected, dynamic, yet complex world. Here at the Department of Public Policy we share some thoughts with you to understand it better.  You will find a unique student-friendly environment which will assist you all throughout the years. Whether you are aspiring to join business, an international organisation or public service, the Department of Public Policy gives you the skills and knowledge to meet work expectations.  Your success is ours too.

What can you become?
A research analyst, an Executive - EU Funding, a policy manager, a consultant, a policy coordinator, an HR Manager.  All our graduates find employment in the public, parastatal and private sectors on completion of the B.Com (Honours) Public Policy degree because its programme of studies serves as a valuable platform and opens doors to related areas.

Dr Anne Marie Thake
Department of Public Policy
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