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Admission for Master of Public Policy

Everything you need to know about applying for the MPP program

Admission for Master of Public Policy

Everything you need to know about applying for the MPP program

Admission Requirements

Application open 8.5.2024

Application deadline 29.06.2024

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Academic Qualification

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Bachelor’s degree from a recognized academic institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or 3.75 (on a 5.0 scale).

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Academic Background

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While application is open to all academic backgrounds, evidence of quantitative and analytical skills through coursework and/or professional experience is required.

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Work Experience

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Professional experience is preferred but not required, successful applicants typically have at least 1 or 2 years of professional work experience.

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Recommendations

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Three recommendations should be submitted before the application deadline date. You will need to provide the referees contact information in your online application. They will then receive a link to provide their recommendations.

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Personal Statement

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A 300- 500 words personal statement articulating your motivation to pursue graduate studies in public policy and how it relates to your professional objectives and aspirations.

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Essay

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A policy brief essay of 500 words in a pressing policy issue.

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Resume

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A recent resume, one to two pages highlighting your work experience, educational background, community service, and any other relevant information.

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Proof of English Language Proficiency

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A proof of English language proficiency, as evidenced by:

  • TOEFL-iBT: minimum score of 79
  • IELTS Academic: minimum score of 6.5

*Native English speakers and applicants who obtained a Bachelor’s degree from an institution in a country whose native language is English are exempt from the English Proficiency Test.*Please note that TOEFL and IELTS scores are valid for two years and should be valid for your application.

Information about TOEFL test dates, locations, and registration procedures is published by the Educational Testing Service. Information about IELTS test dates, locations, and procedures is published on their website.

 

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GMAT or GRE test score

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Submit your GMAT or GRE test score.

Information about the GMAT is published by the Graduate Management Admission Council.

How to Apply?

Before starting your application, please review the following instructions to apply for the MPP program.

Create an account

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  • Step 1

    Create an account

  • Step 2

    Complete application

  • Step 3

    Upload documents

  • Step 4

    Pay admission fees

  • Step 5

    Submit application

  • Step 6

    Track application

Create an account

  • Navigate to the “Master of Public Policy” or “Admissions” pages and click on the “Apply now” button.
  • You will be directed to another page where you will be prompted to create an account.
  • Click on the "Create Account" option to begin the account creation process.
  • Fill in the required information, such as your name, email address, and password.
  • Follow any additional steps or verification processes if prompted.
  • Once your account is created, you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions.

 

1. Create An Account

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about admission to our Master of Public Policy program. 

What academic background do I need?

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While application is open to all academic backgrounds, evidence of quantitative and analytical skills through coursework and/or professional experience is required.

Do I need work experience to apply?

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Professional experience is preferred but not required, successful applicants typically have at least 1 or 2 years of professional work experience.

How many letters of recommendation are required and how should my recommenders send their letters of recommendation in?

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Three recommendations should be submitted before the application deadline date. You will need to provide the referees contact information in your online application. They will then receive a link to provide their recommendations.

How can I get information on the status of my application?

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You can either log into the admissions portal or contact the admissions office team.

I made a mistake in my application. How can I fix it?

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You cannot edit your application after submission. If you need to edit any of the details provided, please contact the admission office team at admissions@kspp.edu.sa.

Can I save my work on the application form?

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Yes. You can start, save and edit your application until you submit it on the admissions portal.

Contact us

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need more information or require support. 

Phone

011-2904099

Business Hours

Sunday - Thursday 

8:00 am - 4:00 pm