International Public Management - English

You could be a policy officer, drawing up recommendations for the Australian government. This is what you do after you complete the degree programme and begin working on real assignments. But as a young professional, you do much more. You discover, for example, the culture at ‘your’ company. You attend meetings and company parties and meet with colleagues. You also learn all there is to know about ‘your’ market - the latest developments, the competition and what they do. In other words, you learn what this profession involves on a daily basis.

At work

Is there anything I cannot be after I graduate?

What will you become
Communication advisor
Operations manager
Public administrator
Executive officer
Policy officer
Programme manager
System engineer
Education administrator

Continue studying

An increasing number of International Public Management graduates decide they want to continue their education after graduation. Outside the Netherlands, IPM students can follow a master’s directly after graduation. We have seen for instance that IPM students have no problem applying for Master’s offered by British universities.


Note, however, that different rules apply in the Netherlands, as most Dutch universities require that THUAS graduates follow a pre-master’s first. Luckily, the IPM programme offers a pre-master in year three, so you can apply for a Public Administration Master’s at the University of Leiden. Bear in mind though that your average grade in year one will have to be 7.5, or higher.

Need help making a decision

We would like to help you make the right decision

It takes a bit of thought and research to find the right programme. The Hague University of Applied Sciences organizes various activities throughout the year to give you the best possible idea of the various study’s offered. You also learn what it’s like to study at THUAS. This way, you can click on the registration button without a doubt in mind. Or you’ll know for certain it’s not right for you. 
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