Key Facts

Subject area: Public Policy
Programme: PhD / MPhil
Duration: PhD – 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
MPhil – 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Starting Date: Any time of the year
Entry Requirements: See here
International entry requirements We accept a range of qualifications from other institutions.
Standard English Language requirements apply. Details here.

Keele’s recent initiatives to create a major activity in public policy are encapsulated both by the creation of the School of Social Sciences and Public Policy (2016) and the Research Centre for Social Policy.  Staff  are available to supervise doctorates and other research degrees in the theory and practice of public-policy making and implementation – reflecting their interests in political theory, political institutions, public policy implementation studies, organisational studies and strategic management. 

  • Explanations of national and international policy-making
  • Regional and local policy implementation

Contact Details

Administrator Helen Farrell
Tel : (+44) 01782 733641
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