University of York

University of York

Public Policy and Management

The programme addresses four broad themes: the policy process: how policy-making works and what influences this process; the implementation and delivery of public services; ssues that affect both policy making and delivery - for example globalisation and information age government; policy making in a number of specialised areas - for example work and welfare, social security and international development. Within these areas the programme adopts a social policy perspective, and draws upon the latest thinking and research.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd Class (undergraduate) degree or equivalent qualification. Applicants without undergraduate experience may also be considered if they have sufficient professional background. Experience is required in the public service field. This includes roles in government at national and local level, non-governmental and inter-governmental organisations, the voluntary and charitable sector, and private sector roles which support or deliver public services.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Online study - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

Key information

Online Programme Manager
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)1904 32 1273