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Science, Engineering and Public Policy MPA

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    MPA - Master of Public Administration

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This flexible and unique Master's of Public Administration (MPA) is designed for professionals who want to lead change and navigate decision making at the intersection of science, engineering and public policy. The degree combines core content on policy making, analysis and frameworks with the opportunity to focus on areas tailored to your individual interests by selecting two elective modules from across UCL. Students are taught the conceptual frameworks, policy analysis tools and analytical methods to creatively develop policies relevant to science and engineering contexts. Students also study how policies are implemented, evaluated and revised in policy cycles. A focus on leadership and the development of professional skills is emphasised throughout. Students also gain insights from policy practitioners, industry experts and UCL researchers.

Careers

Through this MPA, graduates develop the skills and insights to work for a range of policy/strategy focused organisations, including: National and local government; Think tanks and consultancies; International agencies such as the World Bank, United Nations and other global organisations; Multilateral development banks such as the African Development Bank; Government offices of innovation and development; Environment agencies; Transportation agencies; Planning agencies; Corporate and institutional sustainability offices; Network organisations (e.g. C40 Cities); Public water and energy utilities.

Employability

Through the MPA programme, students will: gain a greater awareness of current issues and developments in innovation, development, science, technology and engineering; develop a greater awareness of the knowledge systems underpinning successful policy making processes; learn how to communicate with scientists and engineers, policymakers and industry experts; develop the skills to mobilise technology, science and engineering innovations and expertise to address societal challenges

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 27,460per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 123 6

    6th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    174 80%

    9th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    58
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    187 85%

    9th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    78th

    19

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