Blavatnik School alumni are already making an impact: they include members of the national parliaments of Brazil and Panama; a cabinet minister in the UAE; an Assistant Governor in the Bank of Malaysia; and several founders of NGOs.
In addition, students can receive expert one-to-one careers advice at the University's Careers Service, which is very close to the Blavatnik School, and attend careers fairs, talks, workshops and employer presentations.
Other qualifications, evidence of excellence and relevant experience In addition to academic and analytical ability, applicants are expected to demonstrate a high level of commitment to public service.
You should demonstrate an ethos of public service evident in the trajectory of your chosen career path, whether this be in the public, private or NGO sector, and/or an outstanding record of achievement in volunteering.
At the end of the programme you will also get to further sharpen your skills and exposure to real world policy challenges through a 6-8 week summer project.
You can expect to receive at least 300 hours of contact time which will include lectures, case studies, workshops and seminars.If your degree is not from the UK or another country mentioned above, visit our International Qualifications page for guidance on the qualifications and grades that would usually be considered to meet the University’s minimum entry requirements.GRE General Test scores It is recommended that you also submit scores from a standardised test such as the GRE, GMAT or LSAT, though these are not required to complete your application.Taught by outstanding academics as well as expert practitioners you will be uniquely positioned to develop academic knowledge and professional skills to address some of this century's most complex public policy challenges.The MPP begins with a carefully planned programme of activities during the induction period which provides an introduction to policy making and advice on how to derive the greatest benefit from the MPP experience.For further information, please see our page on changes to courses.If you're thinking about applying for this course, you may also wish to consider the courses listed below.Your learning will be assessed in a variety of ways, including examinations, essays and in-class assessments of a more practical nature.For more detailed information about the course please see the Blavatnik School of Government website.Where possible your academic supervisor will not change for the duration of your course.However, it may be necessary to assign a new academic supervisor during the course of study or before registration for reasons which might include sabbatical leave, parental leave or change in employment.