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About Public Policy
Masters degrees in Public Policy equip postgraduates with the skills to study the policies that local and central governments implement, and the sociological effect these have on communities.
Related subjects include Public Administration and Policy Research & Practice. Entry requirements typically include an undergraduate degree in an appropriate subject, such as Law, Politics or Communication Studies.
The aim of Public Policy is to solve societal problems efficiently and effectively, encouraging active citizenship, serving justice and honouring governmental institutions.
Courses in this field offer a multidisciplinary approach to learning, drawing on methodologies from fields such as Politics, Communications, Law and Sociology. You will be trained in taking an ethical approach to sociocultural issues, through multi-level governance and regulation.
For example, you may examine the policy-making process with regards to constitutional laws and regulations, solving issues such as gender inequalities, care for the elderly and social housing.
Traditional careers in this field include public policy research, policy advice, and lobbying within local and central government, as well as public sector management and journalism.
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The Graduate Diploma is aimed primarily at students who have an undergraduate qualification in a non-cognate discipline. Read more
Public policy making has become more challenging in recent years in the context of the increasing complexity of clients’ needs, growing expectations regarding appropriate service quality and diminishing public spending in many countries. . Read more
This MSc aims to educate a new generation of public policymakers and policy analysts, familiarising them with the necessary concepts, theories, methods and principles involved in the formulation and analysis of public policy. Read more
The Innovation, Public Policy and Public Value MPA teaches the competencies, capabilities and leadership skills needed for purpose-driven organisations - in public, private and civil sectors - to confront the grand challenges of the 21st century. Read more
UCL's Department of Political Science and NYU Wagner have created a unique partnership to offer the first truly joint degree designed for international civil servants. Read more
Gain the tools to understand and assess public policy with our MA Public Policy degree. Domestic and international public policy decisions affect all areas of our lives, including. Read more
The University of Bath Institute for Policy Research offers a pioneering Doctorate in Policy Research and Practice (DPRP). Read more
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