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Science and Technology Policy MSc

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Gain an outstanding foundation in the language, logic and tools of policy formulation and analysis.

Through learning with world leading researchers and scholars, you will:

  • gain frameworks and tools to understand the complex dynamics of policy development
  • be able to critique and contribute to science, technology and innovation policy and industrial strategy
  • analyse science, technology and innovation policy using an array of methodologies and from a number of perspectives.

The skills you gain, together with the high-level connections and global networks enjoyed by SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit, will equip you for a range of careers. This includes public-, private- and charitable-sector organisations working to tackle society’s most important economic, social and environmental challenges.

Accreditation

The University of Sussex Business School is accredited by EQUIS, the most comprehensive institutional accreditation system for business and management schools. Accreditation ensures a rigorous quality control, benchmarking against international standards and is acknowledged worldwide.

CAREERS

Our graduates are well prepared for employment shaping government policy in:

  • science, technology and innovation
  • health
  • trade
  • education
  • the environment.

This course will also open up opportunities in a wide range of businesses and NGOs all over the world. It’s also an ideal grounding for PhD-level study and a career in academia.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 22,500per 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 Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Students will join a welcoming community of academics and students from more than 140 countries, with internationalism at the university’s heart.
Research at Sussex challenges conventional thinking, seeking inspiring and creative ways to understand and solve global issues.
Situated on the south coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 85 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    149 68%

    23rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.93 79%

    58th

    3

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