University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Public Policy

The focus of the programme is on critical issues and key developments relating to public policy, such as globalisation, Europeanisation, governance, and policy evaluation. The aim of the programme is to provide students with the skills, knowledge and tools to make sense of the world of public policy and management, so that they can analyse situation and problems, and use this to improve its practice. The course is multidisciplinary and research-informed, and the wide range of modules draws on examples from different countries across the world.

Entry requirements

2.2 (or international equivalent) in any subject area; English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules: dissertation (60 credits); policy analysis: concepts and theories (30 credits); dynamics of international and comparative social and public Policy (20 credits); research methods and research management (20 credits); economics and policy analysis (10 credits); globalisation, Europeanisation and public policy (10 credits); public management and governance (10 credits). Elective modules: students must also take 2 10-credit elective modules from those available in the school.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,530 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 19,300 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,530 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,530 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,530 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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