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Public Policy

University of Nottingham

Master
12 months
Duration
19170 GBP/year
9045 GBP/year
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About

Focused on critical issues and key developments relating to public policy, this Public Policy degree at the University of Nottingham examines globalisation, Europeanisation, governance and policy evaluation.

Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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)

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

*for MA degree

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.
87
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.2 (or international equivalent) in any discipline

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19170 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19170 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

Funding

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