University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Public Affairs

Our MSc Public Affairs course will enhance your existing knowledge of political science, public policy and international affairs. A distinctive feature of this masters course is its applied nature, and its emphasis on political and social change. This course will strengthen your research skills, allow you to study politics in a cross-disciplinary manner, provide you with insight into the creation of public policy, and enhance your understanding of the workings of public affairs. Your modules will cover topics such as international politics and public affairs, negotiating and lobbying, political communication and campaigning, global governance, and international trade. You will also complete a year-long dissertation or project-based report.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability and/or student demand. All modules listed are compulsory. Law of the World Trade Organisation - Optional, Foreign Direct Investment - Optional, International Trade - Optional, Manager Decision Making and Insight - Optional, Leadership - Optional, Research in Practice - Compulsory, Global Governance - Optional, Key Issues in International Politics - Compulsory, International Political Economy - Optional, Postgraduate Placement - Optional, Introduction to Research - Compulsory

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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