12 months
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25200 GBP/year
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About

This Public Policy programme offered at the University of Bristol investigates the international public policy environment in terms of the global political economy and the impact of business, voluntary sector and public policy agents in the field of multi-level governance. 

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Overview

The Public Policy programme offered at the University of Bristol  is intended for those who aspire to pursue professional career options, including policy planning, policy consultancy and policy officer positions for large and medium institutions and policy consultancy.

As well as considering generic policy concerns, the programme gives you an opportunity to choose from a range of substantive policy issues, such as the economics of public policy, poverty and social exclusion, penal policy, migration, asylum and sustainability. Every unit considers policy in an international and comparative context.

Careers

Graduates from our MSc in Public Policy frequently work in roles that focus on strategy, policy development and implementation, or policy research. Potential employers include local or central government departments; national or international non-governmental organisations; and international institutions, such as the European Union and the United Nations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Governance, Institutions and the Global Political Economy
  • Power, Politics and the Policy Process
  • Informing and Evaluating Policy - Research Methods and Analysis
  • The Economics of Public Policy
  • Health and Health Care in a Global Context
  • Public Management and Organisations

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant social science discipline, such as sociology, social policy, social welfare, public administration, social administration, demography/population studies, accounting and finance, economics, political science, management, history, philosophy and law. Other academic backgrounds will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK: part-time £5,050

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 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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