Master’s in Public Policy

This program is no longer open. You can apply for the IMPA program which has similar curriculum.

Introduction to the Program

The Master’s in Public Policy at Peking University is a two year postgraduate degree program for international students taught in English.

About Peking University

Peking University is frequently placed the best university in China by many national and international rankings. In addition to academics, Peking University is especially renowned for its campus grounds, and the beauty of its traditional Chinese architecture.
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About the Program

This program is open to fresh university graduates as well as the experienced professionals and the government officials from different countries, and is designed to train those students in the field of public affairs, public administration, and public policy.

Students are expected to complete the program full time over 2 years. Academic year usually starts from the second week of September and ends at early July next year. The first year is for full time course-work, and the second year is for thesis writing and thesis defense.


General Courses

  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Economics for Public Policy
  • Chinese Politics and Public Policy
  • China’s Economic Reform and Development
  • Research Design and Practice
  • Introduction to China
  • Chinese Language

Entry Requirements

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport,
2. Applicants must have attained a Bachelor’s degree or above,
3. Applicants who are not native English speakers or whose undergraduate education was not in English are required to take an appropriate English Language Proficiency Test and in general achieve a sufficient score, such as,
TOEFL 627 or better (Paper Based Test)
TOEFL 263 or better in CBT (with at least 5.0 in TWE)
TOEFL – iBT 107 or better
IELTS 7.0 or better ( with at least 7.0 in Writing)

Application Deadline

This program is no longer open

Program Start Date


Tuition Fees

The total tuition for the whole program is 100,000 RMB, which should be one off payment. The fee for extension of study is 2,500RMB per semester.


This program is no longer open. You can apply for the IMPA program which has similar curriculum.


The dormitories for international students at the main campus are located at Shao Yuan (勺 园). There are limited spaces on campus for international students so students can stay in private accommodation outside of the University. Many students stay in private apartments in the Wudaokou area.

Peking University Building 2        Peking University Accommodation

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