University of London International Programmes

University of London International Programmes

Public Policy and Management

This course provides students with the analytical tools that they need to understand the principles and methods of modern public policy and management, and enable them to make financial decisions and policy choices in the financing and management of infrastructure and services in the public sector; students can choose 8 modules in any combination, enabling them to select a study path that is best suited to their specialism, skills and objectives.

Entry requirements

Candidates should have a recognised UK Bachelor's degree, or international equivalent, in a social science discipline; qualifications in other subjects are assessed on their merits; candidate's applications may be considered if they have previous education and experience, equivalent to a degree-level qualification, which includes suitable preliminary training.

Course modules

Modules include: Public policy and management: perspectives and issues; human resource management and development; management information and information systems; managing organisational change; public policy and strategy; the international monetary fund and economic policy; decentralisation and local governance; privatisation and public-private partnerships; public financial management: planning and performance; public financial management: revenue; public financial management: reporting and audit; project appraisal and impact analysis; public policy and management: development assistance; research methods; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning November 2016 GBP 10,080 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning November 2016 GBP 10,080 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning November 2016 GBP 10,080 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning November 2016 GBP 10,080 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning November 2016 GBP 10,080 per Whole course (International) 2 years

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University of London International Programmes

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