Taught course

Comparative Public Policy

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Social and Political Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The degree focuses on variation in national policy patterns within and beyond Europe with a view to understanding how and why nations differ in their social and public policies and what they can learn from each other's policy experience.

It offers an advanced understanding of key policy issues in modern societies with a special focus on contemporary policy concerns including labour market, work/life balance, health, social care, inequality and welfare issues, crime policy and child-oriented policy and practice.

The programme provides an ideal preparation for a wide variety of policy-relevant careers, as well as for further academic research.

Fees and funding

Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk for information about funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
pgadmissions.sps@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 131 651 1560