Taught course

Governance and Policy

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

First- or upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme examines processes of governance and policymaking at a variety of levels, from local to global, exploring the practice of modern governance, the nature of public policy design and delivery, and the challenges of solving major policy problems and dilemmas. Students can explore these issues in a cross-disciplinary way, making use of insights from across politics, international relations and the social sciences more broadly.

Core modules: Governance and Policy; Philosophy of Social Science Research; Research Design and Practice

Optional modules: four from a wide range in Politics and International Relations and Social Sciences

Plus dissertation

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
Email
PGTapply.FSHMS@soton.ac.uk
Phone
44(0)23 8059 5395