University of Sussex - Graduate Studies

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Governance, Development and Public Policy MA

University of Sussex - Graduate Studies

Field of Study:Development Economics and International Development
Political Science and Government, General
Public Policy Analysis
Public Policy Analysis, Other
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $32,006

The cost is an estimate for 2020, converted from British Pounds.

Careers:LegislatorsIntelligence OfficersNatural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers


This degree provides you with a theoretical and practical understanding of debates on political change and how public authority is created and exercised.

Based at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), you’ll build your critical and analytical skills, and improve your ability to develop and implement policies across state and non-state organisations.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Your qualification should be in the social sciences or a related subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing. Our entry requirements are guidelines and we assess all applications on a case-by-case basis.
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Application Notes : Check your IELTS qualification meets all of our language requirements.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 28, 2020