Taught course

Public Policy and Management

SOAS University of London · SOAS University of London

Entry requirements

You should have a recognised UK Bachelor's degree, or international equivalent, in a social science discipline. Qualifications in other subjects will be assessed on their merits. Your application may be considered if you have previous education and experience, equivalent to a degree-level qualification, which includes suitable preliminary training. Language requirements: for all of our modules you are required to have a high level of English language ability in reading and writing and in study skills. If your first degree was not taught in English, you will need to provide evidence of language ability as tested by the British Council or another registered body. This is equivalent to a score of 7.0 overall in the IELTS test, or 7.0 in both reading and writing. You are required to have internet access to participate in this programme.

Months of entry

November, August, June, April, February

Course content

Successful managers, politicians and professionals running public organisations need to have a range of skills and knowledge and a critical awareness of the challenges facing them. These programmes offer both technical education and critical and comparative material about how the public sector and public sector finance is managed across the world.

To find out more about this programme, including module details, fees and entry requirements, please visit the MSc Public Policy and Management section of the Centre for Financial and Management Studies website.

Information for international students

Information, including English Language requirements, can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Please visit our website for further information on funding.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24-60 months

Course contact details

Centre for Financial and Management Studies (CeFIMS)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4098