University of Reading

University of Reading

Public Policy

* 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 * Range of optional modules on climate change, social policy, international relations, development **Economics at Reading** Established more than 45 years ago, the Department of Economics built its reputation as a world-leading centre for teaching and research in international business. Our academic staff include world experts in the various fields of economics, with research expertise spanning areas such as econometrics, macroeconomics, business economics, banking and finance, development economics, emerging markets, and spatial and housing economics. We rank 16th in the UK for research overall within Business and Management Studies in the Research Excellence Framework, 2014. We offer a leading range of postgraduate programmes reflecting the changing global economic environment. Our strong focus on applied research means that we emphasise the policy implications of our research findings. We also encourage you to look beyond the headlines and understand the forces shaping our world today. You will graduate with knowledge of recent developments in the global economy and how these are linked with changes at the national and international level. We are proud of our friendly and inclusive international community.

Course modules

* Economics of Public Policy * Politics of Public Policy * Research Methods * Dissertation or Work Placement and Project * Range of optional modules on climate change, social policy, international relations, development.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

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

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