University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Computational Policy Modelling

This course explores traditional and computational social research methods to provide students with knowledge and skills that are indispensable when building models to understand social phenomena and underpin policy decisions.

Entry requirements

Usually a 1st or Upper 2nd class Honours degree or equivalent in a social science, natural science, mathematics, computer science or related subject, or relevant professional experience. We also require evidence of basic numeracy (a GCSE pass at grade C or above or equivalent in maths). IELTS minimum overall: 7.0. IELTS minimum by component: 6.0. We offer intensive English language pre-sessional courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies here.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: computational modelling; theory model data; modelling the social world; policy modelling; data analysis; field methods; theory and methodology; statistical modelling or evaluation research; workshops in advanced methods; dissertation. Optional modules: statistical modelling; evaluation research.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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