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Public Affairs

University of Surrey

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
18000 GBP/year
8300 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Public Affairs at the University of Surrey 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. 

Overview

Why choose this course

Our Department of Politics is home to a lively community of energetic minds who closely examine how power operates and how it affects people’s lives. This new and innovative masters course is unique in the UK, and focuses on the active role that citizens can play in shaping politics at local, national, and international levels.

What you will study

This  MSc in Public Affairs course at the University of Surrey 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 a project-based report linked to a three-month work placement, which makes our MSc unique.

Careers and graduate prospects

Whatever your plans are, our MSc in Public Affairs is a great stepping stone in your career development.

Students from our Department of Politics have gone on to a wide range of employment choices. These include working for international organisations, national and local government, lobby groups and non-governmental organisations, as well as private businesses and media organisations.

We also offer doctoral supervision in a wide range of politics, international relations and public policy topics for talented students who wish to continue their studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law of the world trade organisation
  • Foreign direct investment
  • International trade
  • Manager decision making and insight
  • Leadership
  • Research in practice
  • Global governance
  • Key issues in international politics
  • International political economy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree in a relevant social science or humanities subject, or a recognised equivalent international qualification.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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