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PhD in Applied Public Policy

The Policy Institute offers a PhD in Applied Public Policy focused on investigating, understanding and helping to solve real-world social problems.

Students are supervised by leading researchers across the full breadth of research areas in which the institute is active.

Students will also have the opportunity to collaborate with a range of organisations across the public, voluntary sectors and private sectors, and to learn and use a variety of methods ranging from quantitative, qualitative, and mixed approaches.

The focus of the doctorate is on applied research that helps to shape policy and practice and achieves lasting impacts in the world, while preparing students for future careers in academia, think tanks, or governments. 

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