Rated as Papua New Guinea’s top Business and Management School;

  • Recognized by Eduniversal International Scientific Committee as one of the top 1,000 Business Schools;
  • A Member of the prestigious Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPSB), and the Commonwealth Organization of Learning (COL), Canada;
  • Recognized by the Asian Association of Schools of Business International;
  • The programs of the School of Business and Public Policy have a proven reputation for producing CEOs, Senior Managers, and Entrepreneurs for local and global markets.

The School of Business and Public Policy (SBPP) (formerly the School of Business Administration) was established in 2002. The School is one of the five Schools at the University. The others being Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural and Physical Sciences, Medicine and Health Sciences, and Law.

The University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) and the School of Business and Public Policy (SBPP) are major beneficiaries of the Pacific Leadership and Governance Precinct (PLGP), which is an agreement signed between the Governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia. Through this agreement, the School:

  • has secured a new state-of-the-art building with the latest technology to make teaching and learning more effective;
  • is supported by the Development Policy Centre (DPC), Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University (ANU) to run the School’s undergraduate and Masters programs. Five full-time lecturers from ANU are working with the School to deliver teaching, learning, research, and outreach activities;
  • is supported by James Cook University to build UPNG’s human resource capacity through a twining arrangement;
  • has prepared a Strategic Plan for the period 2019-2023 to strengthen teaching, learning, research, and outreach activities;
  • has realigned its curriculum to international standards; and
  • is focusing on producing high quality human resources to enhance the development of Papua New Guinea

The School has strong partnerships with international and local professional organisations and industry to deliver its mission.

The School is offering the following Masters Programs:

Information and Application Process:

Potential candidates who are interested in taking up a Masters Program, are encouraged to visit www.upng.ac.pg to find more information about eligibility, application process, program structure, program fee, etc. Application Forms and the Prospectus can be downloaded from www.upng.ac.pg.

Those candidates who are interested to enrol in a Doctoral Program (Ph.D.) are advised to visit the School for further information, before making any application.

A separate application form must be submitted for each program. All completed Application Forms should be accompanied by the original receipt for payment of the application fee of K250 into the account:

The University of Papua New Guinea,
Account No. 1000584013,
BSP Bank, Waigani Branch.

Potential applicants are encouraged to discuss their intention to take up the Masters Program of their choice, with the School. Please contact

Ms. Lisa-Marie Kila,
Administration Officer,
School of Business and Public Policy,
The University of Papua New Guinea,
P.O. Box 320,
University, 134.
National Capital District,
Ph: (675) 3267 299/305; or
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

for further enquiries.

Applications for all of the above Masters Programs will close on Friday 15 October, 2019.

Ms. Eshwin Enoch
Acting Registrar