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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

    27-SEP-21

  • 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)

£ 18,700per 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

    18th

  • 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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    19th out of 86 5

  • Entry standards

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    144 68%

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  • Graduate prospects

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    86 86%

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    29th

    25
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    146 66%

    26th

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    / Max 100
    88 88%

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    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

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    / Max 217
    147 71%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

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    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    38th

    7

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