For all our courses you’ll need a 2:1 honours degree, plus references from previous tutors. If you have different qualifications, we’ll look at your application on its individual merits.
Months of entry
About the course
You’ll explore the tensions between domestic and international pressures in making policy. As the process is increasingly influenced by globalisation and other international developments, you’ll analyse the practical and complex challenges faced by policy makers.
Our graduates work for government and other public sector organisations, private sector companies, consultancies and think-tanks. They are directors, private secretaries, managers, political advisers, barristers, parliamentary clerks, senior civil servants and administrators.
Comparative Governance and Public Policy; Dissertation in Governance and Public Policy.
Plus one of the following modules: Global Governance; The Politics of International Law; The Governance and Politics of the European Union; Global Politics of the Environment and Climate Change; Research Methods in Politics; Philosophy and Methodology of Political Research.
Choose two modules from a range including: The Political Economy of Globalisation; The Politics of International Law; Contemporary Ethnic Conflict; Europeanisation; The Politics of Global Migration; Contemporary Global Security.
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading, 6.5 in Writing, 5.5 in Listening and 5.5 in Speaking, or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
- +44 (0)114 222 1642