Queen Mary University of London – part of the prestigious Russell Group – offers an online International Public Policy MSc that’s built to equip you with the specialist knowledge required to succeed in this field.

As a student of the course, you can expect to explore key concepts in policy analysis, as well as critical themes in world politics. You’ll also study the delivery and evaluation of policy process across the world; contemporary symbols of globalisation; differing approaches to public administration; and much more.

The programme is specially designed to provide you with the flexibility needed to further your education without having to take time away from your career.

  • Accessible entirely online
  • Part-time study structure
  • Two-year duration

With a blend of independent study, tutor-led webinars, and group discussions, the course offers a rich range of activities to help keep you engaged and challenged. You can easily reach out to your tutors with questions and receive feedback, or speak to Queen Mary Online’s dedicated Student Adviser team for any non-academic support.

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Study Details:

MA Online

Module Details:

  • Contemporary World Politics: Theories, Concepts, Themes
  • Theories and Concepts in Public Policy
  • Evaluation and Delivery in Public Policy
  • Themes and Cases in US Foreign Policy
  • Globalisation and the International Political Economy of Development
  • Dissertation



Queen Mary Online also offers various payment plans and financial assistance options for prospective students.

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Entry Requirements

  • A minimum 2:1 degree in politics or a related discipline and/or appropriate professional experience
  • Applicants with academic and/or professional experience outside this requirement may also be considered if their experience and motivation demonstrate their ability to complete the programme
  • Proof of English language proficiency for applicants who don’t speak it as a first language:
  • IELTS Academic: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking
  • TOEFL: 100 overall including 24 in Writing, 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking
  • PTE Academic: 68 overall including 62 in Writing, and 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking

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