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Politics and Public Policy (MSc Econ)

Politics and Public Policy (MSc Econ)

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Full time | Cardiff University | 1 year | 25-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Politics Public Administration Policy Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Evaluate politics and public policy at local, Welsh, UK, EU and international levels.

Our MSc Econ Politics and Public Policy programme is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of policy analysis and governance within a multi-level context – from local to international settings.

This programme will equip you with advanced analytical and conceptual skills to critically evaluate politics and public policy at multiple levels of governance. It also provides a thorough training in analytical methods and approaches (qualitative and quantitative) used for conducting research in these areas.

You’ll be provided with a range of modules designed to provide a solid foundation of knowledge and understanding in politics and public policy. You can choose modules of particular interest to you at local, Welsh, UK, EU and international levels.

Your learning activities will include student presentations and group work, designed to refine a range of transferable skills including communication, organisational and interpersonal skills.

You’ll benefit from our close ties to Wales’ devolved institutions as well as to the UK and Scottish levels of government. The School is also home to the Wales Governance Centre, the leading centre for the study of Welsh politics, law and political economy.

Career prospects

A Master's degree in Politics and Public Policy demonstrates that you have an excellent understanding of government and policy-making at multiple level of governance that will be of use in a wide range of roles within the public, private and third sectors. You will also have advanced analytical, research and communications skills, including the ability to independently solve problems and make decisions in challenging situations. For these reasons, the degree opens the way for careers in a wide range of fields. These include a variety of roles at local, Welsh, UK, EU and international levels within the public, private and third sectors. The stress on research skills and independent study also means that graduates are well-placed to continue their academic studies and undertake PhDs.

Tuition fees

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International fees
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Entry requirements

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