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Government, Policy and Society

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

The Government, Policy and Society programme is specifically designed for students interested in the content of public policy, the process by which policy is made, and its impact on society. It examines how politicians and civil servants make decisions; how they are restricted by resource constraints, developments in the global economy, market forces and existing institutions; how crucial areas of social policy, such as health, education, inequality, welfare and employment are shaped; the relationship between government and society; and the ways in which various non-governmental actors try to influence policy.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (minimum) but typically AAAA (first sitting) or AAAB (minimum) but typically AAAA (two sittings) plus English at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus English at National 5. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L230

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Social and Political Science

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

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