Queen Mary University of London- MSc International Public Policy

This programme will help you to understand the processes behind international public policy-making and advancing knowledge in international politics.
  • Queen Mary University of London, England
  • 12900 £
  • 12 Months
  • Online
  • 19 September 2022

Course Information

This programme has been designed by world-leading academics in global politics and international relations. What you can expect from it, is an opportunity to in-depth analyze concepts, stakeholders, and processes involved in international public policy, including its development, limitations you can approach, cooperation and most importantly international law and norms, as well as the role of international organisations and non-state stakeholders in policy-making. 


About the university

With a long and proud history stretching back to 1785 and beyond, QMUL believes in a plethora of diverse ideas and how that will help them achieve the previously unthinkable. A Russell Group University educates students with a range of undergraduate and Master's degrees. A community of students representing over 160 countries, makes QMUL one of the most internationally diverse institutions in the world


Learning format

This programme blends the specific theories, concepts and cases of public policy with international relations studies.  It will provide you with solid knowledge grounds on how decision-making processes look like  including implementation of processes involved in international public policy.

You will gain specialist knowledge you need to pursue a meaningful career in public policy at an international organisation such as the UN, WHO, IMF, or foreign offices.

This programme offers 3 award options:

  • MSc International Public Policy – requires accomplishing 4 modules and dissertation
  • PGDip International Public Policy – requires accomplishing 4 modules without dissertation
  • PGCert International Public Policy – requires accomplishing 2 modules

The programme combines the study of international relations with the analysis of public policy formation and state governance allowing to gain an advanced understanding of how policy is made and how political institutions operate.

Out of four modules in total, two will concentrate on building your knowledge of theories, concepts, and cases of public policy. The other two will offer in-depth insights into international projects. These will be followed by your final project.

"It’s been amazing how much I've been able to take from what I'm learning and actually apply it or repurpose it for what I'm doing at work."- Susan Bennett, MSc International Public Policy


Entry requirements

In order to qualify for this programme, the following requirements need to be met:

• A minimum 2:1 degree in politics or a related discipline and/or appropriate professional experience*
• An IELTS 7.0 score (with 6.5 in the writing component) if your first language isn’t English

*Applicants with academic and/ or professional experience outside this requirement can be considered under the condition that presented experience and motivation demonstrate aplicant's ability to complete the course.

Apply before:

09 September 2022

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