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Politics, Governance and Public Policy MA

University of Sheffield

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sheffield

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Gain an in-depth understanding of the relationship between governance and public policymaking. This course is designed to balance state-of-the-art academic research with real-world examples to prepare you for the policymaking world.

Course description

This course explores the complexity of contemporary governance and its effects on the policymaking process.

You will examine the different actors involved in policymaking across a range of regional, national and international settings, and will identify the powers available to such actors to influence policy.

You will also acquire a detailed understanding of the wider political, economic and social considerations that shape the policy process.

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University information

University of Sheffield

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK's prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2021) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 122 11

    18th out of 86 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    141 66%

    35th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78.0 78%

    23rd

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    99th

    35
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    149 72%

    21st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    26th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    56th

    25

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