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This course provides rigorous training in the analytical frameworks and methods required in the study of public policy.
It’s ideal for those wanting professional skills to become a policy practitioner, analyst or to proceed to a PhD.
You’ll explore the various methodological tools and their connections to real world problems facing governments and related organisations. You’ll learn a range of key skills:
You can study this course full-time over 12 months or part-time over 24 months.
The MSc in Public Policy is organised into core and optional classes. The core classes provide an introduction to the theory and practice of public policy, as well as a range of skills and
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First or upper second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in social science.
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The University of Strathclyde has become the first university to win the coveted Times Higher Education University of the Year title twice! We are a leading international technological university located in the heart of Glasgow – one of the UK’s largest cities – and has a vibrant, international community with almost 23,000 students from over 100 countries.Read more
The course offers an excellent opportunity to build on existing knowledge and learn valuable research skills with a view to a future career in government.
This course offers valuable insights into the policy arena and is strong on research methods, both of which appeal for the job market.
I chose to study public policy at Strathclyde because the lecturers are internationally recognised in their field. They're equally contributors to the re-occurring debates on public policies globally.
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