With the current developments around the world, this is one of the most exciting times to be studying the public sector, governance and government, and the delivery of services to meet people's needs. You will have the opportunity to study policy development, implementation and evaluation across a wide range of policy sectors (such as health, food, education) and countries.
We aim to provide you with the skills, knowledge and tools to make sense of the world of public policy and management, so that you can critically analyse situations and problems, and use this to improve practice.
This Public Policy degree at the University of Nottingham is designed to blend practitioner and academic perspectives on public policy, and the wide range of modules draw on examples from around the world.
Careers and professional development
If you have previously studied politics, sociology, law, geography, finance, economics or a science subjects, this course enables you to further your knowledge for a career in the broad policy community. It is also suitable if you are already working in the public or not-for-profit sector and wish to enhance your career prospects.
Graduates have pursued careers in the public and voluntary sectors as public sector managers and policy analysts.
Graduates move into a wide range of careers following their time in the school. Studying at postgraduate level can give you a head start in the job market by helping you to gain new knowledge and develop vital skills.
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- Dynamics of International Social Policy
- Economics and Policy Analysis
- Globalisation, Europeanisation and Public Policy
- Policy Analysis: Concept and Theories
- Public Management and Governance
- Research Methods and Research Management
- Dissertation in Public Policy (MA only)
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
*for MA degree
DisciplinesPublic Policy View 239 other Masters in Public Policy in United Kingdom
- 2.2 (or international equivalent) in any discipline
International19170 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19170 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA9045 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9045 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- EU/EEA: PGDip: £6,030
- NON-EU/EEA PGDip: £12,780
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