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Do you want to actively participate in
shaping local and global forces?

The Global Politics and Policy Major is for students who want to actively participate in shaping the local and global forces that affect political institutions and their policies. It will enable you to take up effective roles in local, state, national and international political institutions by developing a deep understanding of, and encouraging you to apply your knowledge and skill sets to, real-world political and policy issues.

Equip yourself with a Double Major Degree in Global Politics and Policy, and help drive public policy and international relations.

Polytechnic Diploma holders receive exemptions and gain direct entry to Year 2 of the Degree1. You can complete your Degree in 16 months instead of 28 months2. You can look forward to starting your careers and earning sooner, possibly even one year earlier. You also have the flexibility to plan your schedule and study at your own pace even while you are working.

Career Opportunities
  • Aid and non-governmental organisations
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Foreign Journalist
  • Lobbyist
  • Office-holder in Political Parties
  • Policy Consultancies (public and private)
  • Policymaker
  • Political Candidate
  • Security Analyst

You could also work in analytical and decision-making positions in public service, international organisations, government and non-government agencies, journalism, media, public relations, education, welfare, health policy, business administration, corporate government relations, think tanks and research institutes.

Global Politics & Policy Salary Guide
Job Title Salary Range
(per annum)
Policy Analyst3 Average SGD62,000
Policy Officer4 Average SGD60,000
Security Analyst5 Average SGD64,000
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