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MA Public Policy and the Environment


Course Description

Study

This cross-disciplinary MA is grounded in a political science understanding of general public policy-making and change. It takes students through central theories, models and concepts and how these are applied to policy making by comparing environmental, social and other areas of public policy. Study decision-making about the environment more widely, including individual and cultural framings, values, and societal changes, whilst also taking optional studies in politics, international development or law.

Structure

Teaching is delivered through lectures and small group seminars which build your employability by honing skills such as independent research, oral presentations, team and project work and critical analysis of arguments. This course provides a wide range of career opportunities with enough choice of modules to allow either career specialism in environmental issues, or a broader focus.

Teaching

The course benefits from world-leading expertise from both the School of Political, Social and International Studies and the School of Environmental Sciences. In addition to a diverse academic approach, UEA also host a rich programme of research seminars, visiting speakers, panel debates and high-profile public events to further your learning outside the classroom.

Employability

Over the course of the MA, students develop a variety of transferable skills including debating, oral presentations, team work, project work and essay writing. All students also take a module that is specifically designed to help improve research skills, ideal for those seeking a career in research. Graduates have taken up jobs in the fields of business, teaching, policy research, government and international organisations. The career centre at UEA is an excellent resource, hosting special days for Politics students to talk to professionals working in their field.

Visit the MA Public Policy and the Environment page on the University of East Anglia website for more details!

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UEA Faculty of Arts & Humanities Postgraduate Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarships and/or bursaries are offered to students in the following areas of study:American Studies
Art History and World Art Studies
Film and Television
History
Language and Communication Studies
Literature, Drama and Creative Writing
Philosophy
Political, Social and International Studies

Value of Scholarship(s)

varies depending on award

Eligibility

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities. This funding is part of UEA’s dedication to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Application Procedure

As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment. Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office at UEA for further information.To find greater detail on the Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarship and funding opportunities that concern you, please visit the link below.

Further Information

http://www.uea.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-degrees/scholarships?utm_campaign=web_listing_findamasters&utm_source=ppl&utm_medium=weblink&utm_content=scholarships


(Scholarship)

Political, Social and International Studies Postgraduate Scholarships - No. of awards TBC

Funding is offered to candidates who apply for Master's programme within the field of Political, Social and International Studies at UEA.

Value of Scholarship(s)

varies depending on award

Eligibility

On an annual basis students studying a Postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA are eligible for a selection of scholarship and funding opportunities. This funding is part of the UEA’s dedication to developing and enhancing postgraduate education in all disciplines of the Arts and Humanities.

Application Procedure

As funds are limited you are strongly advised to apply early to avoid disappointment. Applicants should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office at UEA for further information.To find greater detail on the Faculty of Arts and Humanities scholarship and funding opportunities available to you, please visit the link below.

Further Information

http://www.uea.ac.uk/political-social-international-studies/scholarships-and-funding/postgraduate-students?utm_campaign=web_listing_findamasters&utm_source=ppl_pol_soc_int_studies&utm_medium=weblink&utm_content=scholarships



Entry Requirements

Open to applicants with a good Honours degree - UK BA (Hons) 2:1 or equivalent – in a Humanities or Social Sciences subject.

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