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Rethink public policy from the ground up in this distance learning course. Explore creative approaches for making and influencing policy design and delivery in this specialist MSc Public Policy.
You will explore the political, economic and social dynamics and forces that influence contemporary public policy issues. This will enable you to think creatively about public policy design and delivery, and your role within it.
Highly applied in nature, this course draws on diverse cases from policymaking globally, as well as from Europe and the UK. It examines how data, knowledge and evidence in the digital environment are re-shaping how public policy is analysed, made and practised.
The MSc Public Policy is a two-year, distance learning course with residentials, enabling you to continue working during your degree.
This course offers you:
The University of Bath Institute for Policy Research (IPR) undertakes and enables policy-relevant research to make an impact, especially through building links with the worlds of policy and practice as well as by increasing public understanding of policy research through a Public Lecture and Policy Brief series.
The Department of Social and Policy Sciences (SPS) has a reputation for research and innovative teaching. We focus on international development, social policy and death studies, and offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in sociology, social policy and international development.
The MSc Public Policy is taught by senior academics in the Department as well as by staff from across the University.