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Public Policy, Politics & Security

Short courses that enable students and professionals to understand the complex realm of politic governance, conflict and international relations.

Advanced Parliamentary Theory and Practice

Available dates:

From: 06 September 2022 To: 03 October 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

This module will introduce you to the different functions that these officials will be required to perform, and the wider concerns involved. You’ll find this module particularly useful if you are an official in legislature, especially in Westminster-model systems, whether in the single House of a unicameral legislature or either House of a bicameral equivalent.

Executive Education course

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£950

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Anti-corruption and the Rule of Law

Available dates:

From: 04 July 2023 To: 28 July 2023

Duration:

4 weeks

The module examines the key principles and rules in anti-corruption, situating them within the context of specific jurisdictions with distinct legal, political and social traditions. The rule of law is fundamental to a full appreciation of the importance of these rules.

Executive Education course

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£950

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Approaches to Policymaking

Available dates:

From: 09 May 2023 To: 02 June 2023

Duration:

4 weeks

Making policy requires the agreement and participation of many actors, such as politicians, bureaucrats, agency heads and staff, interest groups representatives, journalists, judges, local government heads, and citizen groups as well as international actors.  In this module, students are introduced to the process of making policy in this complex world.

Executive Education course

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£950

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Behavioural Insights and Government Policy

Available dates:

From: 06 September 2022 To: 03 October 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

This module provides you with a critical understanding of the core concepts in behavioural science, and how they are applied to public policy. You will learn how new interventions can improve the outcomes of policy quickly and cheaply. You will also be able to explain and critique the way that behavioural science has been applied across the world to improve policy.

Executive Education course

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£950

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Brexit, Covid and the future of Britain

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

1 day

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.

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£675 - £750

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Climate Change and Policy

Available dates:

To be confirmed

Duration:

4 weeks

This module will teach you about climate change policymaking challenges, and how to apply climate assessment in a field of UK public policy.

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£950

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Communications, Media and Public Policy

Available dates:

From: 10 January 2023 To: 03 February 2023

Duration:

4 weeks

This module teaches a mix of practical tools and approaches that can be employed in order to become a more effective policy communicator. It also provides a theoretical and empirical exploration of the changing power dynamics of the media and communications industry in the context of the so-called post truth era.

Executive Education course

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£950

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Embracing Uncertainty: Policymaking in Turbulent Times

Available dates:

From: 07 March 2023 To: 31 March 2023

Duration:

4 weeks

To effectively address situations of uncertainty requires knowledge, attitudes and skills that are commensurate with the intrinsic complexity of the world. This module provides insights into complexity theory, explains the key principles and mechanisms of complex dynamic systems, and discusses how these can be harnessed in public policy. As embracing complexity is as much a perspective as a set of skills, the module follows the principle of learning

Executive Education course

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£950

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Empathy and Emotion in Policymaking

Available dates:

From: 04 July 2023 To: 28 July 2023

Duration:

4 weeks

This module sets out ways in which policymakers can engage more with a diverse range of voices. It will enable you to foster a connection with citizens across the country through a greater appreciation of empathy, emotions, and the very human dynamics of policymaking.

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£950

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Ethics, Leadership and Governance

Available dates:

From: 01 November 2022 To: 25 November 2022

Duration:

4 weeks

The module will explore the factors that can erode, mask or hide ethical decision-making can be minimised or at least ameliorated. It will then examine how the right kinds of behaviours at the individual, leadership and institutional levels can be promoted.

Executive Education course

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£950

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