Middlesex University

Course Introduction

This course focuses on key issues of governance and public policy in a globalising world and allows students to develop a broad knowledge base as well as specialist knowledge in one of the three key areas: sustainable environment; international development; or health and social care. The course is designed to help students develop the skills for leading and managing change in a global environment. Students on this course engage with the existing and evolving policies in order to understand the policy process from formulation through to monitoring and evaluation.

Course Modules

Compulsory: Applied research methods; globalisation and governance; policy makers and processes. Optional: Ageing in a contemporary global context; approaches and issues for sustainable environment; development and disasters; integrated learning and work; migration and citizenship; dissertation; work integrated learning.

Course Additional Entry

A good degree in a relevant area, particularly social sciences, social policy, development studies, geography, sociology, politics, environmental and related subjects. Consideration will be given to applicants with significant professional experience in relevant areas, such as social work, nursing, community development and housing. students. Applicants must have competence in English language and grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all 4 components) or TOEFL internet based 87 (with at least 21 in listening and writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £12,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)