Public Policy & Management

Universidad de Glasgow
En Glasgow (Escocia)

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  • Maestría
  • Glasgow (Escocia)

The Masters in Public Policy & Management will develop the skills and knowledge needed to enable you to make an effective contribution to the formation and evaluation of policy, and to the design and development of public organisations

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Lanarkshire, G12 8QQ, Glasgow, Escocia
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Entry requirements for postgraduate taught programmes are a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in a relevant subject. English language If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.


  • If you work, or would like to work, in the public sector or other organisations involved with public policy, this programme will help you understand both the organisational challenges that face public agencies, and the processes of policy formation and delivery.
  • The programme is delivered by staff within the School of Social & Political Sciences who share an interest in understanding and influencing public policy.
  • There is significant input from industry, including teaching on some courses, guest lectures and seminars. Our contributors include Scottish and local government, and organisations engaged in delivering policy.
  • Glasgow is a fantastic laboratory within which to study policy making and delivery in action. The city is seen as an object-lesson in public-sector led revival while Scotland established its own Parliament just over ten years ago.
Programme overview
  • MSc: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time, up to 60 months on modular route
  • PgDip: 9 months full-time; 21 months part-time
You will study three core courses, as well as optional courses chosen from a range in urban studies, management and other selected courses offered at the University. You will also write a dissertation on a topic of your choice, under the guidance of a specialist supervisor.

Core courses
  • Public policy for public managers
  • Managing change and innovation
  • Professional development and reflective practice.

Optional courses include
  • Assessing the impacts of social networks on organisational performance
  • Community planning and participation
  • Evaluation for public policy
  • Economic development and employment
  • Managing work & employee participation
  • Project management
  • Public policy & fiscal austerity
  • Strategic management & decision making
  • Strategy dynamics.

Career prospectsCareer opportunities include management roles related to policy development and review within government agencies, the private sector, voluntary and charitable organisations.

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