UCL (University College London)
This course aims to educate a new generation of public policymakers and policy analysts, familiarising them with the necessary concepts, theories, methods and principles involved in the formulation and analysis of public policy. The programme draws on many disciplines, including political science, economics, law, public management and public health.
As a minimum, a strong upper 2nd Class (65 percent) Honours degree from a UK university; a CGPA of 3.45; or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant practical or work experience in a related field may also be taken into account.
Core modules: Theories and actors of the policy process; public policy economics and analysis; introduction to qualitative methods or advanced qualitative methods; introduction to quantitative methods or advanced quantitative methods; options:; law and regulation; public management (theories and innovations); agenda setting and public policy; health, policy and reform; non-profit and voluntary sector policy and management; policy-making and regulation in Europe; the European union in the world; making policy work; democracy and accountability (holding power to account); British government and politics; international political economy; the political economy of development; democratic political institutions.
Students will be assessed by a variety of methods: unseen examinations, long essays, course work and the dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,190 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 5,195 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|
020 7679 4982/4950