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MA Degrees in Public Administration

16 degrees at 13 universities in the UK.

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Social and Public Policy MA

Social and Public Policy MA

Overview This programme explores issues, concepts, and debates in social and public policy research to gain an insight into policy making and its social impacts on individuals and communities. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,750 per year (UK)
  • Policy and Programme Evaluation (15 Credits) - Core
  • Social Policy Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
  • Research Strategy and Design (30 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Public Administration: Policy, Planning and Development in a Globalised World (30 Credits) - Core
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MA Economics with Public Policy

MA Economics with Public Policy

Are you fascinated by both economic and political processes behind public policy decision-making? Do you wish to develop a critical understanding of government processes and their results? Would you like...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 13,030 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 6,515 per year (UK)
  • EC981-7-FY-CO: Dissertation (40 Credits) - Core
  • EC402-7-AU-CO: Introductory Microeconomics (20 Credits) - Core
  • EC452-7-AU-CO: Introductory Econometrics (20 Credits) - Core
  • EC963-7-SP-CO: Public Policy Evaluation (20 Credits) - Core
  • GV923-7-AU-CO: Foundations of Public Policy (15 Credits) - Core
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MA Public Policy and Public Management

MA Public Policy and Public Management

Our MA Public Policy and Public Management examines public policy-making and change from a political science perspective. You’ll take your interests even further through your Master’s dissertation –...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 8,950 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,450 per year (UK)

MA/PGDip/PGCert Social Research (Local Government and Public Policy)

MA/PGDip/PGCert Social Research (Local Government and Public Policy)

On our MA in Social Research degree, you will acquire a general overview of the philosophy of social research, and understand how this informs research design, methods of data collection and analysis. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,810 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Fundamentals in Quantitative Research Methods- Core
  • Research Design, Practice and Ethics- Core
  • Advanced Training Programme- Core
  • Philosophy of Social Science Research- Core
  • Foundations in Qualitative Research- Core
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MA/PGDip Global Public Policy

MA/PGDip Global Public Policy

Policy making is becoming an increasingly complex process in the 21st Century. The context in which we make policy is radically changing, alongside the nature of the issues policymakers are required to address. ...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,810 per year (UK)
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Global Public Policy Institutions and Networks (20 Credits) - Core
  • Policy Futures: Theories and Concepts in International Policymaking (20 Credits) - Core
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MA Political Science - Governance and Public Policy Pathway (Standard Route)

MA Political Science - Governance and Public Policy Pathway (Standard Route)

Course description Study the MA Political Science Governance and Public Policy course and explore some of the key political science and public policy issues of the 21st century. These include: an examination...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 12,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 6,250 per year (UK)
  • Understanding Governance: Policymaking in the 21st Century (15 Credits) - Core
  • Comparative Political Analysis (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation Research Design (15 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Governance and the State (15 Credits) - Core
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Public Policy MA/PGDip

Public Policy MA/PGDip

Course overview You only have to look at the headlines to understand issues with things like food, health, education, and poverty that are faced on a daily basis by society. Governments implement public...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 11,050 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree
  • Dynamics of International Social Policy- Core
  • Public Management and Governance- Core
  • Research Methods and Research Management- Core
  • Economics and Policy Analysis- Core
  • Policy Analysis: Concepts and Theories- Core
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Public Policy (MA)

Public Policy (MA)

Warwicks Public Policy MA combines understanding normative theory with the practice of policy analysis and world leading work on transnational policymaking. Warwicks Politics and International Studies...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,532 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 7,266 per year (UK)

MA Public Administration and Public Policy

MA Public Administration and Public Policy

Explore the key themes that drive the creation of public policies – how they are made, framed, brought to life and managed. What makes the cogs of international organisations turn? What are the motivations,...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,290 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,645 per year (UK)
  • Public Management and Delivery (20 Credits) - Core
  • Comparative Institutions & Public Policy (20 Credits) - Core
  • Principles of Policy Advice (20 Credits) - Core
  • Theories of the Policy Process (20 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
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Public Policy MA

Public Policy MA

Overview 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. ...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,070 per year (UK)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 14,070 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 7,035 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 7,035 per year (UK)
  • The Policy Process (20 Credits)
  • Comparative Public Policy (20 Credits)
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
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Governance, Development and Public Policy MA

Governance, Development and Public Policy MA

This degree provides you with a theoretical and practical understanding of debates on political change and how public authority is created and exercised. Based at the Institute of Development Studies...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 9,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 4,750 per year (UK)
  • Dissertation Governance, Development and Public Policy (45 Credits) - Core
  • Making Public Policy (30 Credits) - Core
  • Political Economy Perspectives on Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Design (15 Credits) - Core
  • Democracy and Public Policy (30 Credits) - Core
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Politics, Governance and Public Policy MA

Politics, Governance and Public Policy MA

Gain an in-depth understanding of the relationship between governance and public policymaking. This course is designed to balance state-of-the-art academic research with real-world examples to prepare...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree
  • Politics Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Analysing the Policy Process (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research and Dissertation Preparation (15 Credits) - Core
  • Understanding Politics (15 Credits) - Core
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MA Public Policy

MA Public Policy

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: health welfare housing education security international...Read more
(4.2)
  • 72 months Customised degree
  • 12 months Full time degree: 9,250 per year (UK)
  • 24 months Part time degree: 4,625 per year (UK)
  • Economics of public policy (20 Credits) - Core
  • Dissertation in Public Policy (40 Credits) - Core
  • Politics of Public Policy (20 Credits) - Core
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MA in Public Administration (Top up)

MA in Public Administration (Top up)

The top-up programmes consist of a compulsory single module ‘Consultancy Project Report’ worth 60 credits. The module provides the opportunity for you to examine an area of particular interest within...Read more
(1)
  • 12 months Online degree: 4,250 overall cost (UK)

MA Political Science - Governance and Public Policy Pathway (Research Route)

MA Political Science - Governance and Public Policy Pathway (Research Route)

Course description Study the MA in Political Science Governance and Public Policy and explore some of the key political science and public policy issues of the 21st century, including: examination...Read more
(4.1)
  • 1 year Full time degree: 12,500 per year (UK)
  • 2 years Part time degree: 6,250 per year (UK)
  • Qualitative Research Methods- Core
  • Dissertation Research Design (15 Credits) - Core
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods (15 Credits) - Core
  • Philosophy of Politics Research (15 Credits) - Core
  • Governance and the State (15 Credits) - Core
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MA in Public Administration

MA in Public Administration

To survive in todays competitive environment, busy and ambitious professionals need wide range of skills, knowledge and expertise. A career in public administration is a demanding but extremely rewarding...Read more
(1)
  • 24 months Online degree: 5,700 overall cost (UK)
  • 18 months Online degree: 6,700 overall cost (UK)
  • 12 months Online degree: 7,700 overall cost (UK)
  • Advanced Research Methods (20 Credits)
  • Managing Public Sector Projects (20 Credits)
  • Managing Public Finance (20 Credits)
  • Policy and Politics – Theory and Analysis (20 Credits)
  • Public Service Reform and Innovation (20 Credits)
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