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MPA Public Policy and Management

University of York

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  • Qualification

    MPA - Master of Public Administration

  • Location

    Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    28-JUN-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The 100% online MPA Public Policy and Management from the University of York is designed for professionals in the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. It is also well suited to individuals in for-profit organisations involved in public policy or the delivery of public services. Equivalent to an MBA that is specific to public services, it provides you with the knowledge and skills to analyse and influence how policies are made and implemented in an age of increasing complexity.

The flexible design of the programme is ideally suited to busy working professionals, with programme content accessed at the times that suit you. This enables you to study around work, family and other life commitments. It also means that you can continue to work and earn, without needing to take a career break.

You will study in a collaborative online learning environment where you will interact with and learn from fellow professionals from similar fields based all over the world, representing a unique global networking opportunity.

You will be taught and guided by a highly skilled team with a global reputation for its teaching and research. In 2020, the University of York was ranked 10th in the world for social policy and administration in the QS World University rankings, demonstrating the outstanding global credentials of the University in this field.

Career opportunities and progression

This programme is for ambitious professionals working in the public or non-profit sector who aim to further develop their knowledge and skills in the field of public administration and public policy. It is also suitable for those in private sector roles with a link to public policy or public management. This professional development will enable you to take on roles with higher degrees of leadership responsibility and strategic impact.

York MPA graduates go on to a wide range of roles, including in government, international NGOs and charities, the NHS, leading consultancies and accountancy firms, universities, banks, and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,840overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

Inspiring teaching delivered by leading academics, integrated with award-winning employability programmes, equips students for the international labour market.
A diverse campus community of students from over 150 countries that offers a lifelong global alumni network.
Specialist international student support includes orientation, immigration advice, Language Skills Centres, and International Pathway College programmes.

Subject rankings

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    15th out of 123 4

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    14th out of 85 1

  • Entry standards

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  • Graduate prospects

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  • Student satisfaction

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    4.34 87%

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    147 70%

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    77 77%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

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