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International Public Policy

Queen's University Belfast

12 months
Duration
19500 GBP/year
8350 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in International Public Policy at Queen’s at the Queen's University Belfast offers a high-quality programme of academic and personal development, providing students with the tools to understand and influence the contemporary policy problems faced by governments globally.

Overview

Key facts:

  • Students undertaking the MSc International Public Policy programme at the Queen's University Belfast will engage with a wide variety of theories, concepts and cases in the study of public policy both domestically and internationally, and will be exposed to a variety of research methods. As they progress through the MSc programme, students can choose to examine public policy issues across a range of international policy domains including: climate change, global ethics, security and terrorism, policing and crime, youth and social justice, and EU governance, and write a supervised dissertation on a public policy theme of their choosing.
  • As well as hearing from guest speakers, there will also be a study visit to the EU institutions in Brussels and the OECD in Paris to better understand the interplay of public policy between national and international levels.
  • The programme uniquely offers opportunities for personal as well as academic advancement, and participants on the MSc can avail of the opportunity to undertake the Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Programme Structure

  • The MSc in International Public Policy at Queen’s offers a high-quality programme of academic and personal development, providing students with the tools to critically examine and influence the contemporary policy problems faced by governments globally.
  • Students undertaking the MSc programme will engage with a wide variety of theories, concepts and cases in the study of public policy both domestically and internationally, and will be exposed to a variety of research methods. As they progress through the MSc programme, students can choose to examine public policy issues across a range of international policy domains including: climate change, global ethics, security and terrorism, policing and crime, youth and social justice, and EU governance, and write a supervised dissertation on a public policy theme of their choosing.

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

  • Normally a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a Social Sciences, Humanities or Arts subject, or a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any subject with relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8350 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) £8,350
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) £8,350
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £8,350
  • EU Other £19,500
  • International £19,500

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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