This two-year, part-time programme addresses the tangible need for the development of policy analysis skills across the wider public service. For this academic year, it will be delivered online.
The programme explores subjects that are crucial to the expert assessment of contemporary public policy, including project management, economic and financial analysis, social policy analysis and cost-benefit analysis. On completion of the first year of the programme, students receive the Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Analysis. In the second year, they complete a supervised dissertation on a specific policy analysis issue.