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


The University of Manchester School of Social Sciences

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

About the course

  • Study at a centre for public policy research with an international reputation
  • Engage in unique opportunities with academics, politicians and policy makers through [email protected]
  • Develop your skills through policy placements with policy makers and organisations in and around Manchester

Course description

Study the MA Political Science Governance and Public Policy course and explore some of the key political science and public policy issues of the 21st century.

These include:

  • an 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; and
  • the impact of governance arrangements on policy outcomes and the relationship between the state

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Entry Requirements

UK 2:1 (Hons) degree (or international equivalent) in any subject.

Please supply your degree transcript with details of the courses you have taken and marks obtained (if available).

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