University of Strathclyde
This course provides rigorous training in the analytical frameworks and methods required in the study of public policy. It's ideal for those wanting professional skills to become a policy practitioner, analyst or to proceed to a PhD. You'll explore the various methodological tools and their connections to real world problems facing governments and related organisations. You'll learn a range of key skills: Analytical and critical thinking; research management; data analysis; report writing and presentation.
Compulsory modules: Policy analysis; comparative public policy; principles of research design; quantitative methods 1; quantitative methods 2; qualitative methods. Elective modules: European governance; European political economy; international institutions and regimes.
You'll be assessed by a variety of methods including essays, options papers and group projects. These account for two thirds of the total assessment. Your dissertation accounts for one third of the total assessment.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 13,500 per (Year 1)||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2017||GBP 4,800 per (Year 1)||12 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2017||GBP 2,400 per (Year 1)||24 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Strathclyde||G1 1XQ||Scotland|
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