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Brexit, Covid and the future of Britain

Key information

Subject area:

Public Policy, Politics & Security

Course type:

Executive Education

Credit level:

Not for credit


1 day

Available course dates:

To be confirmed

Course overview

The course aims to explain what Brexit is, why it happened, and what it’s potential implications might be. Clearly, given the impact of COVID19, these implications will be tightly intertwined with those of the pandemic. The course will focus on explaining how Brexit came about, and how these two major factors will impact on the United Kingdom going forward.

Click here to view the flyer for this course. 

What does this course cover?

We will discuss and debate the key issues around Brexit, including:

  • How the referendum was won and lost
  • What the relationship between the UK and EU has been like historically and how it might  develop in the future
  • The implications of Brexit for the British state
  • What the economic implications of Brexit might be going forward

What will I achieve?

The course will provide a unique insight into one of the most momentous periods in British politics and its implications going forward. Brexit and COVID19 will shape the future of this country for many years to come, and an understanding of what has happened and what it might mean will be essential for people from a wide variety of fields.

By the end of this course, participants will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to understand the state of British politics and the British economy and their possible future development. Understand the implications of Brexit and the lessons it holds for politics and public policy going forward.

Who will I learn with?

Anand  Menon

Anand Menon

Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs

Jonathan Portes

Jonathan Portes

Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Who is this for?

Interest in and working experience in British and EU politics

What is the teaching schedule?

The course will be taught in a classroom setting. It will involve a mixture of panel discussions, talks and Q&As with the use of an interactive learning tool and group work.

Other subject matter experts will include:

  • Anand Menon, Director of UKICE & Prof of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King's.
  • Jill Rutter, Senior Fellow at UKICE & Institute for Government.
  • Jonathan Portes, Prof of Economics and Public Policy at King's.
  • Matthew Elliott, CEO of vote Leave.
  • Jonathan Faull, Chair, European Public Affairs, Brunswick Group.
  • Nicole Sykes, responsible for Brexit at the Confederation of British Industry 

A programme agenda will be sent to participants nearer the time

Fees and discounts

  • Full fee: £750
  • Early bird discount £675
  • King's staff: £675

Further information

Payment by invoice

This option is only available if your course fee is being paid for by your employer or company. If you are eligible for any discounts, you will be able to select this during the checkout process.

Please note you will need to provide the following information during checkout:

  • full name of the company
  • web URL address of the company
  • company finance department address to which the course fee invoice will be posted to
  • email address where the invoice can be sent
  • purchase order reference (if needed) – this is a reference which your company may need to be shown on the invoice in order to make payment to King’s
  • the name of the individual at the company, responsible for approving the invoice from King’s
  • the contact details of this individual, including their job title, department; email and telephone number

Please note that King’s College London payment terms are 30 days from the date of the invoice.

Course status:

Course closed

Full fee £750

Early Bird £675

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