The course is designed to provide you with:
- Comprehensive knowledge of the main concepts and skills required to provide leadership in public policy formulation and implementation within a development framework, whilst also providing a solid development economics underpinning.
- The opportunity to undertake a range of optional subjects to satisfy the specialist needs relevant to modern public sector management, public policy and development in a changing environment.
- Understanding of the design, implementation, and evaluation of public policy in developing countries.
- Infrastructure for undertaking postgraduate research in the fields of public policy and management in developing and transitional economies.
The course is also intended to develop your skills to become a lifelong learner with independence of thought, self-awareness, and the capacity to communicate your acquired knowledge and research findings to specialist and non-specialist audiences. In addition, by providing examples of how public policy and development economics are currently applied in developing countries, you may also acquire the techniques and ability to critique development policy and apply your existing knowledge in a variety of contexts.
The course is based on contributions from a range of disciplines, especially development economics, but also includes politics, accounting, management and information systems, and the study of public policy and public sector reform and management in a changing environment within an international context. The core course units provide you with a skill-set to critique and apply policy, with this complemented by the optional units that allow you to tailor your
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Informal enquiries, prior to applications, are welcomed. Please contact: Dr David Lawson (Programme Director) | Tel: +44 (0) 161 275 0415 | Email: email@example.com