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MPA Social and Public Policy

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

    MAR, MAY, JUN

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The online MPA Social and Public Policy from the University of York has been specifically designed for aspiring leaders working in the public or non-profit sector, or in private sector roles with a link to public policy or public management. This Masters programme equips you with the skills and knowledge to shape and influence policy and deepens your understanding of policy making and the interaction between policy making on the local, national, and global level.

The skills you will develop as you study this programme will help enable you to take on roles with higher degrees of leadership responsibility and strategic impact, empowering you to shape policy and change people’s lives for the better.

Advancing your career

This programme is for ambitious professionals working in the public, non-profit or private sectors who aim to further develop their knowledge and skills in the field of social and public policy. The knowledge and skills that you will acquire will enable you to take on roles with higher degrees of leadership responsibility and strategic impact, and so shape and influence policy for the public good.

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

    18th

  • Campus address

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

Inspiring teaching from eminent researchers who bring real-world expertise into their subjects, equipping students for the global workplace.
Dedicated international support, including funding opportunities, immigration advice, welcome communities, Maths and Writing Skills Centres, and much more.
Home to over 20,000 students from more than 150 countries, creating a diverse, inclusive community that offers a lifelong global network.

Subject rankings

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  • Graduate prospects

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    86.0 86%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    4.08 82%

    29th

    25
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    135 67%

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    74.0 74%

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    3.98 80%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%

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    19

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