Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree in any discipline with a minimum pass of a 2nd-class honours degree (or equivalent) or, an equivalent professional qualification plus a minimum of two years management level work experience.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme contains the following indicative modules of study, together with a dissertation researched and written during the spring and summer of the second year.
* Community and Leadership and Governance
* Research Methodology
* Business Strategy for the Public Sector
* Public Policy in the Age of Austerity
* Public Finance
* Housing, Planning and Regeneration
* Public Services and the Customer
* Research for Public Policy
* Delivering Sustainable Communities
* Policy Innovation
* Strategic Management
* Understanding Organisational Behaviour
* Understanding Organisational Change
* Global Health: Politics, Policy and Strategy
* Dissertation

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations30
Written coursework / continuous assessment50
Dissertation20 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Faculty of Business & Law
+44 (0)116 257 7458
+44 (0)116 250 6255