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MAPS - Master in Public Policy and Social Change

Course Description

MAPS is promoted by the University of Torino and held at Collegio Carlo Alberto. It is an Advanced Master's programme (Master II), open to students with at least 4 years of tertiary education (BA + MA). MAPS trains highly motivated students in the processes of social change in European societies and the public policies to meet these challenges at the national, European and global level.

MAPS graduates receive an Advanced Master's Degree from the University of Torino. All courses are taught in English.

Deadline: May 15, 2016 for students who apply for tuition waivers or scholarships. Afterwards, a rolling application will be kept open.

MAPS aims to provide an in-depth understanding of:
-globalization and its consequences for public policy at national and European level;
-the ongoing tensions between economic and social policies;
-the interplay between European/international regulatory regimes and national welfare states;
-current social change trends.

MAPS graduates are able to:
-identify and analyze in a sophisticated way economic, social and demographic change and its consequences for European societies, the interdependencies between different policy areas and the interactions between different levels of governance;
-assess the outcomes of existing national and European public policies and envisage the regulatory instruments needed to meet ongoing challenges through innovative and evidence-based public policy.

-it offers deep understanding of the processes of economic and social change in European societies (including demographic and migration trends) in the context of globalization;
-it sharpens your capacity to analyze global and EU governance in its interchange with national systems of governance;
-it makes you focus on comparative and international political economy, looking at the interplay between economic, social and political processes;
-it provides you with thorough expertise in the institutions, actors, processes and content of policymaking in the European Union;
-it trains you to strong interdisciplinarity and an empirical approach;
-it involves you in a highly profiled international research community at the Collegio, comprising a dynamic and cosmopolitan research and teaching environment;
-it provides you with personalized tutoring throughout the whole year spent at the Collegio.


Visit the MAPS - Master in Public Policy and Social Change page on the Collegio Carlo Alberto website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be university graduates with at least 4 years of completed tertiary education in political science, sociology, economics, statistics, business administration, history, humanities, law studies and similar subjects. Admission to Master Programme is based on qualifications and interviews. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their CV, their English proficiency, two letters of reference and a motivation letter.

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