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PgDip International Public Policy

Queen's University Belfast

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Queen's University Belfast

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Public Policy at Queen’s offers a high-quality programme of academic and personal development, which provides students with the skills to critically examine and influence the contemporary policy problems faced by governments globally.

Students undertaking the Postgraduate Diploma programme will engage with a wide variety of theories and concepts in the study of public policy both domestically and internationally, and will be introduced to a variety of research methods. As they progress through the programme, students can choose to examine public policy issues across a range of international policy domains including: climate change, global ethics, security and terrorism, policing and crime, and EU governance.

The programme uniquely offers opportunities for personal as well as academic advancement opportunities, and participants on the Postgraduate Diploma can avail of the opportunity to undertake the Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Career Prospects

Employment after the Course

The Postgraduate Diploma in International Public Policy will be particularly useful for students wishing to work in public affairs, consultancy, NGOs, public relations, journalism or the public service at national or international levels.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

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

University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    34th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is a lively, international and diverse campus with global recognition. It currently has over 3,000 international students from 80 different countries.
The university provides a high level of support on UK student visas to help students make a smooth transition from their home country to life in Belfast.
Queen's offers international students a dedicated pre-semester and engagement programme on arrival.

Subject rankings

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    38th out of 86 2

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    141 66%

    35th

  • Graduate prospects

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    82.0 82%

    20th

    27
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    3.74 75%

    111th

    16
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    130 65%

    28th

    5
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    74.0 74%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.66 73%

    68th

    4
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    / Max 217
    138 67%

    28th

    1
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    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    26th

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  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.63 73%

    82nd

    19

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