Description

Rethink public policy from the ground up in this distance learning course. Explore creative approaches for making and influencing policy design and delivery.

This specialist MSc in Public Policy offers you the opportunity to delve into how public policy is made, what shapes it, and how you can make a real difference as a policymaker.

You will explore the political, economic and social dynamics and forces that influence contemporary public policy issues. This will enable you to think creatively about public policy design and delivery, and your role within it.

 

Study Details:

MSc 2 years part-time distance-learning

Module Details:

Compulsory course units

These compulsory units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.

Year 1

  • Public policy: theory, politics and practice
  • Public policy and economics

Year 1: University of Bath residential 1

Attendance at the 8 to 13 September 2019 residential week is compulsory.

This residential will take place at the University of Bath campus. University accommodation will be available.

Year 1 London residential 2

Attenda:nce at the three day May 2020 residential is compulsory.

This residential will take place at Pall Mall, London. Accommodation details will be available nearer the time.

Year 2

  • Evidence knowledge and data in public policy
  • Public policy case analysis
  • Either Public policy dissertation or Public policy portfolio

Year 2: University of Bath residential 3

Attendance at the September 2020 residential week is compulsory.

This residential will take place at the University of Bath campus. University accommodation will be available.

Year 2: London residential 4

Attendance at the three day Spring 2021 residential week is compulsory.

This residential will take place at Pall Mall, London. Accommodation details will be available nearer the time.

Student Destinations

The specialist teaching and tools you acquire will put you in a strong position for moving forward in any policy-facing or policy-shaping role, whether in analysis, strategy or delivery.

You will be equipped to work as a national civil servant in a policy role, government affairs official, think tank researcher, parliamentary advisor, policy advisor, policy advocate in a large INGO or advocacy organisation.

You could also work in regional or local government strategy, public service policy or strategy, or the private sector providing contracted public sector services.

You could also take your studies further to doctoral level.

Fees

Entry Requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

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