Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme is designed to provide students with an advanced theoretical and practical understanding of policy processes and to offer a grounding in research methods up to PhD level; the programme is focused around current debates on policy'making and public management in both developed and developingcountries.

Course Modules

Modules include: Theories of the policy making process; social science research: methods and methodologies; advanced statistical techniques. Options include: international public management; policy analysis for the developing world; implementation and evaluation; case studies in British policy making; typologies and theories of migration 2; migrants, diasporas and law 1; migrants, diasporas and law 2; empire, race and immigration; housing, health and education in a metropolitan environment; issues in democratisation; the politics of media; democracy in plural societies; democratisation and state autonomy in the middle east; nationalism, democracy and cosmopolitanism.

Course Additional Entry

A social science Honours degree or relevant professional experience.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £13,950  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £6,450  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MRes £7,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MRes £3,250  Academic year. First year home fees