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 Start month Fee Course duration
Executive Master's Full-time - 1 years

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