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King's College London - Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy MA in Public Policy
King's College London - Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy

MA in Public Policy

London, United Kingdom

1 Years


Full time, Part time

Sep 2024

GBP 33,258 / per year **


* first application deadline

** UK students: £18,258 per year | International students: £33,258 per year


The Public Policy MA is a multi-disciplinary course that covers policy making and analysis, comparative public policy, public sector economics, governance and public management, and ethics and public policy. You will focus on the critical issues and key developments relating to public policy, such as governance, globalisation and policy evaluation. This course will equip you with the analytical and critical skills relevant to understanding the challenges relating to the design, evaluation and implementation of public policies.

Key benefits

  • You will learn to think analytically and independently about key issues in public policy
  • You will be trained to integrate theories and evidence from political science, ethics and political economy
  • You will develop essential skills to master qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Project placement (internship) provides you with future employment opportunities and the chance to study different public service areas
  • A highly flexible study programme, drawing on a broad range of professional experience and disciplinary expertise
  • Regular speakers from UK-based government departments, public sector bodies, NGOs and policymaking units who discuss the implementation and evaluation of public policies

Duration: One year full-time, September to September, two years part-time



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