Masters | Postgraduate Course - Public Policy and Management (Online) MA, PG Dip, PG Cert Course Details within University of York

Student Recruitment & Admissions
Tel:+44 (0) 1904 324 000
Start Month(s)
September 2016
Contact Name
PG Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 321234
Public Policy and Management (Online) MA, PG Dip, PG Cert

Study Details

MA 2 years Part-time, distance learning

***The deadline for the September 2016 intake is the 24th July 2016.
Please note - This programme has changed from being three years in duration to two years. Please contact the Department of Social Policy and Social Work (+44 1904 32 1273) if you have any queries.***

The programme addresses four broad themes: the policy process: how policy-making works and what influences this process; the implementation and delivery of public services; ssues that affect both policy making and delivery - for example globalisation and information age government; policy making in a number of specialised areas - for example work and welfare, social security and international development. Within these areas the programme adopts a social policy perspective, and draws upon the latest thinking and research.

Entry Requirements

A good 2nd Class (undergraduate) degree or equivalent qualification. Applicants without undergraduate experience may also be considered if they have sufficient professional background. Experience is required in the public service field. This includes roles in government at national and local level, non-governmental and inter-governmental organisations, the voluntary and charitable sector, and private sector roles which support or deliver public services.
If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to. For more information, see: