Taught course

Policy Analysis and Global Governance

University of the West of Scotland · School of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

You will be required to hold a relevant Honours degree (or quivalent) at second class:lower (2:2) or above. Relevant subjects include social science, medicine, health, law, or social work.

Applications will also be considered from those with a degree in another discipline or other professional training or experience relevant to MSc.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our MSc Policy Analysis & Global Governance equips you with an understanding of contemporary policy challenges – such as climate change, human rights, health inequalities, terrorism and migration – within a national and global context.

You will investigate and evaluate the ways in which a variety of state and non-state actors come together to address global problems, whilst analysing the development and impact of complex public policies in an era of global governance and global crises.

The MSc ideal for those seeking to undertake careers in policy analysis, public administration and management, and evaluation. The programme is also of key relevance for those who are currently working in policy roles and who seek to undertake study at postgraduate level as part of their continuous professional development.

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

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