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MSc Economics and Public Policy

University of York

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of York

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Gain exposure to up-to-date techniques and knowledge relevant to policy analysis in social and other public policy areas, and to public sector administration and financial management.

If you already work in the public sector, the NHS or for an international agency, this course will help you upgrade your existing skills.

If you have completed a degree in economics, this course will allow you to build your knowledge and expertise in more specialised areas, such as health economics, social policy analysis and public finance.

The course is also suitable for those with a background in disciplines such as government, sociology, mathematics or natural sciences, who wish to develop their abilities in economics and related areas, particularly economic and social policy, administration and management.

Teaching and Assessment

You’ll work with world-leading academics who’ll challenge you to think independently and excel in all that you do. Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace.

Careers and Skills

This course will open up a broad range of career options in government, the public sector, health or public administration. It is an ideal basis for progression to a PhD.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,950per year

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

    20th

  • 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.

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  • Graduate prospects

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    3.79 76%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.84 77%

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    10

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