The MSc in Public Policy at Queen's provides a high-quality and multidisciplinary programme of teaching, professional and personal development for public servants. Recognising both a more complex policy environment and advances in the study of public policy, it will provide a platform for Queen's and international researchers to present and engage with civil and public servants across a host of contemporary public policy issues, and to help students develop new skills and fields of expertise. The programme is tailored to fit within public service employment patterns, and will make a considered contribution to the quality of public governance in Northern Ireland and beyond.
Bespoke Leadership Skills Masterclasses provided by the William J Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen's.
Leading academic experts as guest speakers
State-of-the-art facilities such as our award-winning McClay Library and new Graduate School.
A study trip to Brussels is included as part of the programme.
Students have use of the University's new Trading Room, based in Queen's Management School.
One-to-one supervision, with Dissertation supervision by leading academic in subject field
Students may choose exit options (PG Certificate/PG Diploma in Public Policy)
The teaching and learning methods used across the MSc modules will include: lectures and presentations; problem-centred seminars; practitioner workshops; case studies; computer/software demonstrations; field trips; and research methods and data analysis classes. The final stage of the MSc in Public Policy programme involves a written portfolio project or dissertation of 15,000 words. The work will be an academically informed and policy-relevant piece of original research agreed between the participant and their Queen's supervisor.
Dr Lee McGowan: http://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/lee-mcgowan(ac761720-0541-48ea-b13a-ca232be77ab5).html
Dr Dieter Pesendorfer: http://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/dieter-pesendorfer(ed9c7549-ecdc-4959-bcf7-5ee114bf64e2).html
Dr Graham Brownlow: http://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/graham-brownlow(50d55769-7b1e-480c-b551-fb5cf4725e15).html
Dr Rossella Ciccia: http://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/rossella-ciccia(0ea77227-00ce-4b38-b0ee-a18080a3818b).html
Dr Graham Ellison: http://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/graham-ellison(bb41ac14-2a33-4099-818a-6d1dedd5214b).html
Dr Gemma Carney: http://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/gemma-carney(a8f0ecb0-a618-4773-bc67-56ec711488b7).html
Dr Brendan Murtagh: http://pure.qub.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/brendan-murtagh(dd87fea8-2a81-471e-b83b-c7b12ac51ada).html