University of London International Programmes

Course Introduction

This course provides students with the analytical tools that they need to understand the principles and methods of modern public policy and management, and enable them to make financial decisions and policy choices in the financing and management of infrastructure and services in the public sector; students can choose 8 modules in any combination, enabling them to select a study path that is best suited to their specialism, skills and objectives.

Course Modules

Modules include: Public policy and management: perspectives and issues; human resource management and development; management information and information systems; managing organisational change; public policy and strategy; the international monetary fund and economic policy; decentralisation and local governance; privatisation and public'private partnerships; public financial management: planning and performance; public financial management: revenue; public financial management: reporting and audit; project appraisal and impact analysis; public policy and management: development assistance; research methods; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

Candidates should have a recognised UK Bachelor's degree, or international equivalent, in a social science discipline; qualifications in other subjects are assessed on their merits; candidate's applications may be considered if they have previous education and experience, equivalent to a degree'level qualification, which includes suitable preliminary training.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 5 years
Distance Learning
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,080  Whole course. First year overseas fees
2 - 5 years
Distance Learning
MSc (Postgraduate) £10,080  Whole course. First year home fees