Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Studies
About the course
Formulated for people working in policy-making and advisory capacities, the Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Studies provides an overview of the variety of approaches to public policy and management, from a historical and comparative perspective. The courses move through techniques of policy analysis and implementation to discussion of particular policy issues. The course materials cover a range of policy issues and a variety of socio-economic contexts, levels of government and regime types.
Study Mode Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
This programme enables you to contribute to the policy process in government, non-governmental organisations and consultancy practice, and have a depth of knowledge in a range of policy areas.
Graduates of this programme will be well prepared for high positions in government, public services, international organisations and NGOs.
Structure and Syllabus
|Four courses from the following: |
|Public policy and management: perspectives and issues [C300] |
|Public policy and strategy [C312] |
|The International Monetary Fund and economic policy [C313] |
|Decentralisation and local governance [C304] |
|Privatisation and public-private partnerships [C311] |
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