Research course

Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy

Institution
UCL - University College London · Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy
Qualifications
DPAMPhil/PhD

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Entry requirements

A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Doctoral study at UCL's Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Public Policy (STEaPP) offers the opportunity to develop a career at the interface of science and public policy. The DPA is policy-orientated and cross-disciplinary research methods are deployed to give students a competitive edge. A placement within a real-world policy setting forms a substantial component of the programme.

Research areas:

  • Digital technologies
  • Development
  • Innovation
  • Research impact
  • Risk and uncertainty
  • Science advice
  • Science diplomacy
  • Sustainability
  • Urbanisation

This course is also available as an MPhil/PhD.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DPA
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil/PhD
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Mphil/Phd- Research degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September.

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
steapp.admissions@ucl.ac.uk