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Evidence Based Policy Making & Evaluation

The Prof Cert Evidence Based Policy Making & Evaluation will examine the use (and abuse) of different forms of knowledge and evidence in the policy making and implementation process

-Critically analyse the relationship between evidence and policy making
-Design and implement a policy evaluation research project
-Critically analyse the relationship between evidence-based policy making and social scientific research


4 months part-time.

Number of credits

10 Credits

Further enquiries

Contact Name: Gillian Johnston
Contact Number:353 1 716 8643


Who should apply?
Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

The courses are designed for public or private sector employees seeking further training in specialized subjects that are relevant to their working lives.

The courses are particularly suitable for professionals who wish to enhance their professional skills but who may find it difficult to commit to a full Graduate Diploma or Masters programme. These Certificates can also be used as a building-block for candidates who may wish to go on take the MPP programme in stages.

Application date

PT (W339)
Deadline: Rolling
* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2018/2019 September

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