The Science, Engineering and Public Policy degree offered at the University College London (UCL) combines core content on policy making, analysis and frameworks with the opportunity to focus on areas tailored to your individual interests by selecting two elective modules from across UCL.
About this degree
Students are taught the conceptual frameworks, policy analysis tools and analytical methods to creatively develop policies relevant to science and engineering contexts. Students also study how policies are implemented, evaluated and revised in policy cycles. A focus on leadership and the development of professional skills is emphasised throughout. Students also gain insights from policy practitioners, industry experts and UCL researchers.
This MPA graduates develop the skills and insights to work for a range of policy/strategy focused organisations, including:
- National and local government
- Think tanks and consultancies
- International agencies such as the World Bank, United Nations and other global organisations
- Multilateral development banks such as the African Development Bank
- Government offices of innovation and development
- Environment agencies
- Transportation agencies
- Planning agencies
- Corporate and institutional sustainability offices
- Network organisations (e.g C40 Cities)
- Public water and energy utilities
- Introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy
- Analytical Methods for Policy
- Evidence, Institutions and Power
- Science, Technology and Engineering Advice in Practice
- Risk Assessment and Governance
- Communicating Science for Policy
- Negotiations, Mediation and Diplomacy
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.
DisciplinesPublic Administration General Engineering & Technology Public Policy View 772 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United Kingdom
- A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students are encouraged (but are not required) to have work experience prior to enrolling on this programme.
International29400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29400 GBP per year during 12 months.
National22200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22200 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK: £11,100
- International: £14,700
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.