University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Policy Studies

The degree aims to provide: an advanced understanding of political, economic and social contexts of policy-making across a wide range of policy-relevant areas; and skills to analyse and research policy decisions and outcomes in a wide range of areas. Learners study the workings of the public sector and related policy areas in Britain and other states.

Entry requirements

Honours degree with at least 2.1 or its international equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

ESRC: 2 coursework studentships available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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