Taught course

Public Policy

University of Nottingham · School of Sociology and Social Policy

Entry requirements

2:2 (or international equivalent) in any subject area.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The course in Public Policy is designed to develop the key skills and competencies necessary for those working or wanting to work in public services and not for profit organisations.

The course will enable you to contextualise, understand critically and analyse key developments within the public sector.

The programme offers multi-disciplinary modules that cover policy making, policy analysis and evaluation, comparative public policy, public sector economics, governance and public management.

For a more extensive overview, please visit the course page on the University of Nottingham's online prospectus.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Fees and funding

The Graduate School at The University of Nottingham provides information on internal and external sources of postgraduate funding.

There is also funding information on the School of Sociology and Social Policy web pages.

For information on funding opportunities for international students, please see the International Office website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5559