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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

What is the appropriate relationship between the public and private sectors? How can public policy deal with issues of cultural diversity and value conflict? Sharpen your critical and analytical skills as you unpick some of the biggest questions in global policy today. The Public Policy MSc at Queen Mary gives you the opportunity to explore, debate and exchange ideas on prevalent issues affecting society as we know it.

  • A bespoke approach, where you design the content around your own research agenda
  • Close to the heart of UK politics, the School enjoys close links to practitioners in London
  • Focus on political theory and British Politics whilst also having a strong international and comparative element
  • Investigate development issues, with a strong interest in the comparative analysis of policy for the developing world
  • Flexible programme - tailor the course to your career trajectory by performing independent research on any topic of your choice

Facilities

At Queen Mary you will have access to a number of advanced facilities, some of which are designated exclusively to postgraduate students. These include:

  • Mile End Institute, a major policy centre based at Queen Mary which brings together policymakers, academics and local communities to address national political challenges
  • state-of-the-art media suite with editing software (QUBE)
  • brand new Graduate Centre, offering purpose-built study spaces and an exclusive rooftop common room
  • Think Pod - an interactive collaboration space with presentation, recording and video conferencing facilities
  • access to some of London’s outstanding facilities including The British Library, Senate House Library and Copac.

Career paths

A masters from the School of Politics and International Relations offers a competitive advantage to entry into a number of professions.

During your studies you'll have access to support at every stage in your degree, including one-to-one academic guidance, tailored workshops, and external guest speakers on topics such as careers in public affairs and working in parliament.

Public Policy graduates have progressed to work for:

  • Department for Education
  • Local councils
  • The Institute of Engineering

Application deadline

09 September 2022

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 20,750per 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 Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary is truly inclusive, with 170 nationalities represented on its campuses.
Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of campus life while living in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with its academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

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    27th out of 124 1

    23rd out of 84 9

  • Entry standards

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    149 69%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    42nd

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    103rd

    3
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    / Max 217
    137 65%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    26th

    11
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    59th

    17

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