University of Reading

University of Reading

Public Policy

Collaborate with academics who have personal experience of public policy, government departments and international organisations (including NATO), or working as advisers to government (including in the UK, the US, France, Italy and Germany). You will benefit from the high level of our research, which has been recognised worldwide by visiting professorships at leading universities. We were ranked within the top 10 in the UK for research intensity in the latest national assessment.1 Our research is cited regularly as well as translated into other languages. Seminar sizes vary from five or fewer to around 15 students. We teach in small groups, giving you maximum exposure to leading scholars. Leading practitioners contribute to the programmes as guest speakers. We also have close relationships with other departments with converging interests in international relations, strategic studies, wars and their origins, and the resolution of conflicts. • Gain the tools to understand and assess a range of public policy issues • Focus on a specialist pathway, such as welfare policy, sustainable environments, international development and global governance • Many classes led by UK government analysts and seminars with politicians and government officials • Accredited as a Climate-KIC Master Programme

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

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