Taught course

Public Policy and Management

SOAS University of London · Financial and Management Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a first degree with good grades in any subject equivalent to a UK upper second class honours.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme aims to provide students with a conceptual understanding of the core principles of public policy and public management and with the tools to apply knowledge to solve problems in the public sector. These competences and skills are extremely important to cope with the challenges that governments, public sector agencies, NGOs and businesses face nowadays. From migration to the eradication of poverty, from unemployment to the development of energy power, the many issues that societies encounter call for the capacity to analyse, understand, and formulate interventions to bring about improvements to the living conditions of the many. The core modules of this programme will provide you the means to tackle issues of policy-making and implementation, strategy in the public sector, and managing organisational change.

Information for international students

Information, including English language requirements, can be found on the international page.

Fees and funding

Full details of postgraduate tuition fees can be found on the Registry's Postgraduate Tuition Fees page.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0) 207 898 4700