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MA Political Science - Governance and Public Policy Pathway (Research Route)


The University of Manchester School of Social Sciences

Full time & Part time See Course MA 1 year (full-time); 2 years (part-time)

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Course description

Study the MA in Political Science Governance and Public Policy and explore some of the key political science and public policy issues of the 21st century, including:

  • examination of the nature and problems of policy making in the contemporary world;
  • how in a globalised world public decision making can be constructed in a way that delivers legitimacy and effective capacity to act;
  • the impact of governance arrangements on policy outcomes and the relationship between the state and citizens.

This course unpacks core concepts to do with citizenship, participation, and the formation and implementation of public and social policies.

It draws on a variety of contemporary materials and will appeal to those interested in governance and policy making at any level: neighbourhood, local,

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Entry Requirements

UK 2:1 (Hons) degree, or international equivalent, in a social science subject. We will consider students who have taken other subjects on a case-by-case basis.

When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved, your academic references, and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

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