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Local Government and Public PolicyEdgbaston Campus
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Location: Edgbaston Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 48 months
Intl fees: £18450
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University of Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This programme enables students to gain added value from taught, subject-based modules. These allow students to broaden and deepen their subject knowledge at the same time as undertaking their own research and developing a set of transferable professional skills in preparation for a variety of careers.
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An excellent undergraduate degree with evidence of research ability; or undergraduate and postgraduate degrees which are not necessarily in fields directly related to the intended area of research. Besides formal qualifications, a key factor determining whether the Department decides to accept a candidate is the quality of his or her research proposal and its relevance to our own interests. Successful completion of a research thesis demands a high level of self-discipline, motivation and commitment to the subject of research. Great importance is placed on work experience, when relevant. The University accepts a range of qualifications from different countries. Students can satisfy our English language requirements in 2 ways: by holding an English language qualification to the right level or by taking and successfully completing one of our English courses for international students.
IELTS: 7.0 (All over 6.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Birmingham.
About this university
The International Students Advisory Service (ISAS) is available for all international students attending the university to provide support and advice across a number of areas. These include matters such as visas and immigration, living and working in the UK and workshops for students outside the classroom. They are also available to help with matters such as students bringing families with them and organising social events around the country to make the most of their time in Birmingham. The University of Birmingham Guild of Students is the students union of the university, which has its origins in the guild of undergraduates dating back to the 1870s. It supports some 180 clubs and societies across a range of subjects and interests from sports and arts to volunteering as well as representing students in various ways. The university ranks in the top five in the BUCS league of British universities.