Public Policy at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

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Course summary

As part of this course, you’ll: • Develop knowledge of the origins, evolution and contemporary dynamics of policy making and challenges to it • Gain in-depth understanding of public policy informed by current scholarship and research, including a critical awareness of current issues, theories and developments • Study the concepts, theories and methods used in the study and practice of public policy • Consider issues from a range of disciplinary perspectives • Understand the implications of complexity, risk and uncertainty in policy-making • Use a range of techniques and research methods and digital literacy skills to access, process and evaluate information • Apply your knowledge with originality and creativity • Explore how new knowledge is created and synthesised by producing a dissertation Your academic community We're a dynamic academic community where students work alongside staff to engage with diverse voices, changing lives in the process. We engage with diverse voices through learning and research and uncover solutions that change people's lives for the better. You’ll be supported in your transition to postgraduate study by research-active tutors, with specialisms in public policy. Your learning experiences You’ll learn through a diverse range of activities, in settings that could include seminars, group work, presentations, problem-based projects and briefs, tutorials, and online activities on the university’s Virtual Learning Environment. You’ll be encouraged to broaden your learning through opportunities such as the Politics & International Relations seminar series and Festival that will give you access to outsider speakers.

Entry requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional.

English language requirements

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements.

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Public Policy at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS