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MA Public Policy Modules

Please see below for a list of level 7 modules planned to be available in 2018-19 for the MA Public Policy Programme. N.B. This is a preliminary list and may be subject to change due to student numbers.

The information on this website is correct to the best of our knowledge, but in the event of unforeseen staff changes or similar, modules may have to be withdrawn or moved into a different semester. This is extremely unlikely, and we will inform you of any such changes as soon as we become aware of them.

Module list 2018/19


Semester 1:

7SSPP001 The Policy Process 

Semester 2:

7SSPP002 Comparative Public Policy 


Full Year (Semester 1& 2): 

7SSPP003  Dissertation in Public Policy 



Semester 1:

7SSPP022  Media, Elections and Campaigning

7SSPP023  The History of the Prime Minister 1945-1979 - in partnership with No10 Downing St

7SSPP038  From Blair to Brexit: Britain since 1997

7SSPP040  The Political Economy of Corruption

7SSPP041  Gender, Politics and Public Policy

7SSPP043  The New Political Economy of the Media

7SSPP049  Ethics and Public Policy

7SSPP103  Comparative Political Economy 

7SSPP107  Quantitative Methods in Political Economy

7YYH0020  Democracy in the United Kingdom

7SSI0045  The Treasury and an Introduction to Economic History - in partnership with HM Treasury (offered by Strand Group)

Semester 2:

7SSPP005  Evaluating Public Policy

7SSPP008  Liberty, Equality and Justice: Political Theory and Public Policy

7SSPP021  The Media and Public Policy

7SSPP035  The History of the Prime Minister 1979-2015 - in partnership with No10 Downing St

7SSPP036  Behavioural Public Policy

7SSPP039  Elections & Globalisation

7SSPP048  Causal Inference

7SSPP053  Political Economy of Public Policy

7SSPP054  London: History and Governance

7SSPP110  Institutions and Economic Development 

7YYH0011  Parties, Voters and Political Culture

7YYH0025  Britain and Europe Since 1945

7YYH0027  No. 10, The Cabinet and UK Central Government: Leadership and Coordination

7YYH0030  Anglo-American Relations Since 1945

7SSIJD01  The Blair Years (offered by the Strand Group)

Full Year (Semester 1& 2): 

7SSPP007  Public Policy Internship



Please note, spaces on the modules listed below are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis.  Please email to register your interest in any of the following modules.  

Semester 1:

7SSPP009  Case Studies in Policy Decision

7YYR0004  Oil, Gas and Modernization in Russia

7YYR0008  Governance and Economic Growth in Transition

7AAOM001  Globalisation and Social Movements in Europe

7AAOM012  Lobbying and Policy Making in the EU

7AAOM013  Critical Political Economy

7AAOM016  The Political Economy of the Welfare State

7AAOM017  International Political Economy of Oil and Gas

7AAOM018  The Political Economy of Europe: Political Science Perspectives

7AAOM035  The Middle East in the Global Political Economy

7SSJM232  Political Economy of Authoritarianism in the Middle East

7SSJ1201  People, Protest and Mobilisation

Semester 2:

7YYR0005  The Politics of Energy Security in Eurasia

7YYR0010  Power & Social Conflict 

7AAOM010  The Political Economy of International Migration

7AAOM221  The Political Economy of Development

7AAOM223  The Political Economy of the Financial Crisis

7AAOM224  Political Economy of Inequality

7AAOM226  Clandestine side of Globalisation

7AAOM227  Political Economy of Korean and East Asian Development

Please note, the following King's Business School modules are worth 15 credits.

7SSMM406  People Management in the Public Services 

7SSMM409  Key Issues in Health Policy 

7SSMM415  Strategic Management in the Public Services  

7SSMM414  Leadership in the Public Services 

7QQMM418  Practical and Theoretical Evaluation of Public Policy: A Sustainability Perspective 

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