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PgDip International Public Policy

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Full time | Queen's University Belfast | 1 year | 11-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

11-SEP-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Public Administration Global Warming Policy Studies International Politics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Public Policy at Queen’s offers a high-quality programme of academic and personal development, providing students with the tools to understand and influence the contemporary policy problems faced by governments globally.

Students undertaking the Postgraduate Diploma programme will engage with a wide variety of theories, concepts and cases in the study of public policy both domestically and internationally, and will be exposed to a variety of research methods. As they progress through the programme, students can choose to examine public policy issues across a range of international policy domains including: climate change, global ethics, security and terrorism, policing and crime, youth and social justice, and EU governance.

As well as hearing from guest speakers, there will also be a study visit to the EU institutions in Brussels and the OECD in Paris to better understand the interplay of public policy between national and international levels.

The programme uniquely offers opportunities for personal as well as academic advancement opportunities, and participants on the Postgraduate Diploma can avail of the opportunity to undertake the Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Professional Accreditations

Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership.

Career Development

Participants on the PG Dip programme will avail of the opportunity to undertake the Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Queen’s is ranked in the top 140 in the world for graduate prospects (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020).

Modules

PAI7030 International Political Economy (30 Credits) - Core
HAP7001 Approaches and Debates to Research Design (30 Credits) - Core
PAI7070 International Public Policy (30 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

5,573

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,067

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree (minimum 57%) or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University or a 2.2 Honours degree (minimum 57%) or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any subject with relevant professional experience. Applicants who do not meet these entry requirements may, at the discretion of the relevant programme convenor, be considered for admission on the basis of relevant work experience and/or an assessed piece of work.

Department profile

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