UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Global Public Policy and Management

The robust blend of theoretical and applied policy analysis and management studies is intended to provide a distinctive edge enabling public service leaders to function with many actors in a global environment to devise and implement strategies for change.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university, or overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject such as political science, international relations, law or economics is required, together with 7 years' appropriate work experience.

Course modules

Global public policy analysis reform; institutions, governance and public sector reform; managing organisational change; policy implementation; design thinking (a creative approach to problem solving and creating impact); global health policy; government 3.0 (rethinking governance for the 21st century); international economic development (government, markets and communities); international organisations and management (the un system); reflective practice (learning from work); sustainable cities in a comparative perspective; comparative politics; global business regulation; human rights accountability and world politics; international trade policy; law and regulation; making policy work; public management (theories and innovations).

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, presentations and educational visits e.g. the British Library. Assesment is through examinations, essays and the Capstone group project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Full-time - 1 years

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