This distance learning programme will provide you with an in-depth understanding of how policy is made and implemented within the EU, as well as the key political and theoretical debates within the field.
This programme is ideal for students who either work or aim to work within the EU institutions, national and regional level institutions within the Member States, or NGOs, charities or companies where knowledge of EU Public Policy is important.
Key features of this programme
-The only programme of its type to be delivered via distance learning -Ideal for anybody wishing to combine work and study effectively -Draws on the world leading expertise in the School's Centre for European Research. The Centre has a unique inter-disciplinary focus crossing boundaries between law, politics, public policy, political economy and international relations -The School of Politics and International Relations has a strong tradition of public policy and this will be incorporated into the programme -Option to complete a placement module
Why study with us?
The School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary was rated amongst the top 20 Politics departments in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise meaning that you will be taught by academics who are leaders in their field.
The School also has a strong history of public policy which will be incorporated into the programme.
Unlike many graduate programmes in London you will be taught personally by lecturers who have internationally recognised expertise in international relations, public policy, the politics of the developing world, economic globalisation, security studies, and critical theory. Our area expertise includes Europe, South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and South-East Asia.
As an academic team, the Centre for European Research has a unique inter-disciplinary focus with a number of colleagues crossing the boundaries between law, politics, public policy, political economy, and international relations.
This programme has a £1000 bursary awarded by the School’s Centre for European Research. The bursary will be awarded on the basis of demonstrating academic excellence.