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Development, Technology and Innovation Policy

12 months
Duration
29400 GBP/year
22200 GBP/year
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About

This Development, Technology and Innovation Policy unique degree offered at the University College London (UCL) provides professionals working in international development with the practical tools and skills to collaborate on policy that responds to the need for balanced growth, social wellbeing and environmental protection in developing countries.

Overview

Students are taught the conceptual frameworks, policy analysis tools and analytical methods to creatively develop innovative sustainable policy for developing countries. 

Students also study how development and innovation policies are implemented, evaluated and revised in policy cycles. A focus on leadership and the development of professional skills is emphasised throughout.

Careers

Graduates with this Development, Technology and Innovation Policy degree from the University College London (UCL) will typically work in government agencies, corporate regulatory affairs departments or within advocacy groups doing legislative, regulatory or policy analysis. 

The career path for this type of profession begins as research or policy assistant, moves through policy or research analyst, then to technical consultant or project director or other senior professional roles. Ambitious candidates can work towards top-level positions such as assistant secretary or executive director.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy
  • Analytical Methods for Policy
  • Development, Technology and Innovation Policy
  • Ethics, Institutions and Power
  • Science Advice for Policy
  • Risk Assessment and Governance
  • Clean Energy and Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • 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.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £11,100
  • International: £14,700

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Development, Technology and Innovation Policy
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