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Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy & International Relations

Cost Estimation for Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy & International Relations

Application Fee$200
Program Fee$18,200
Student Service Fee$150
Medical Insurance$1650
Books & Supplies$150 - $350

Housing Options

Housing Application Fee$200
International Village
  • Studio: variable rate per day
  • Single: variable rate per day
  • Double:
American Family Homestay
  • Cost per week: $225
    $7,425
  • Cost per day: $33
    $7,623

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Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy & International Relations

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Policy & International Relations

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Upcoming Dates

2019

Winter 2019
2-Jan to 6-Sep

Fall 2019
23-Sep to 19-Jun, 2020

2020

Winter 2020
2-Jan to 11-Sep

Fall 2020
28-Sep to 11-Jun, 2021

At-a-Glance

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33 weeks

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$18,200

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46 Units

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Make an impact in the lives of individuals all over the world. Attend lectures and seminars to explore policy-making, implementation and analysis using an interdisciplinary approach. Merge theories about policy process, institutional context, policy methods, with existing issues in environment, justice, sustainability, public health, and arts/culture, among others.

What You'll Learn

Program Objectives

Study with real-world instructors using an interactive curriculum that includes case studies, seminars, discussions, role-playing, and site visits to learn:

  • The connection between social and environmental policies
  • Policy-making that can be applied across city, county, state and country boundaries
  • Global-local connections, or studying problems of emerging countries that may apply locally

Who Can Attend

  • Students who hold Bachelor's degrees and wish to concentrate or expand their knowledge in the field
  • Students who are enrolled in a Master's in Management at their home institution
  • Professionals who have several years of work experience

Admission Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • International applicants are required to demonstrate English language fluency and must attain minimum scores of TOEFL PBT 550, iBT 80, IELTS 6.5; or the equivalent*
  • No GMAT or management experience required

*Do you need to improve your English skills first? Learn about our English language programs.

Immigration Information

  • This is a full-time program
  • You must obtain an F-1 (student) visa
  • Dates and Fees

    2019

    Winter 2019
    2-Jan to 6-Sep

    Fall 2019
    23-Sep to 19-Jun, 2020

    2020

    Winter 2020
    2-Jan to 11-Sep

    Fall 2020
    28-Sep to 11-Jun, 2021

    Where to Stay

    Recommended Housing

    International Village (IV)

    • Conveniently located next to the UCR Extension Center, restaurants, banks, and the main UCR campus
    • Offers three types of living arrangements: studio, single, or double
    • Open year-round
    • For adult students (age 18 or older) only

    Homestay

    • Stay with an American family to practice English daily and learn about American life and customs
    • Fully-furnished room; double-occupancy
    • All meals and daily transportation (to/from school or school-related activities) included
    • Minimum age 14
    • No minimum stay

    Experience California

    Social & Cultural Activities

    Make the most of your California experience!

    Riverside has a friendly community and centralized location. Travel an hour in any direction to explore Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs, and other famous destinations.

    Fill your weekends with:

    • Unforgettable places, events, and cultural immersion activities
    • FREE social events to make professional connections
    • Optional trips at a special student rate

    Before You Apply

    You will be asked create an account and you will need to provide a valid email address, mailing address and other personal information.

    Collect any required documents so that you are prepared to upload them.

    Supporting Documents:

    • Agency/embassy/partner university information. (Only required if you have one.)
    • Copy of your passport photo page.
    • Statement of Financial Support Form. (Only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)
    • Financial statement from the Bank, in English. (Only if your program requires an F-1 (student) visa)
    • If you are applying as an F-1 transfer student from another U.S. institution, you must submit copies of your current I-20 form, I-94 form, and F-1 visa. If you are accepted, your acceptance letter will provide further instructions on completing your transfer.
    • If you are under 18 years old, have your parents complete the parental release form.

    Note: Some programs require additional documentation.

    “Enrich your life and transform your future by studying in the heart of Southern California. Employers all over the world recognize the University of California as the gold standard in academics. Experience YOUR California dream at sunny UCR - your place to shine.”

    DR. JEAN-BERNARD ADREY

    Associate Dean, International Education
    UCR Extension Professional Studies

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