Taught course

Public Policy

University of Strathclyde · School of Government and Public Policy

Entry requirements

First or upper second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in social science.

Months of entry


Course content

Our MSc in Public Policy provides rigorous training in the analytical frameworks and methods required in the study of public policy. You’ll explore the various methodological tools and their connections to real world problems facing governments and related organisations. You’ll also gain a range of key skills including:

  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Research management
  • Data analysis
  • Report writing and presentation

The course is ideal for those wanting professional skills to become a policy practitioner, analyst or to proceed to a PhD.

Information for international students

Our current standard requirements are:

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5).

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,100 (F/T)
International students

Visit our website for information on Scholarships and funding opportunities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0) 141 548 2733