UCL Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy


Master's of Public Administration (MPA)

UCL STEaPP's Master of Public Administration (MPA) degrees provide professionals with tools and skills to work at the interface between science, technology, engineering and public policy and change the world for the better

Our MPA programme remains among a handful of programmes globally that brings science, technology and engineering into public policy. The MPAs are aimed at professionals who want to advance their skills and insights with expertise based on science and engineering, as well as those aiming to move across or up in public policy areas reliant on science, technology and engineering. We encourage physical or natural scientists and engineers, as well as those with social science or policy backgrounds, to apply. 

Register for our next virtual open day to find out more about the MPAs.

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Science, Engineering and Public Policy (MPA)

Our flexible MPA degree for those who want to lead change and navigate decision making at the intersection of science, engineering and public policy

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Development, Technology and Innovation Policy (MPA)

Equipping professionals in international development with the tools to create innovative sustainable policy for developing countries

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Digital Technologies and Policy (MPA)

Preparing future decision makers and technologists to meet the challenges and opportunities presented by today’s fast-evolving digital technologies

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Sustainable Infrastructures and Public Policy (MPA)

Providing skills and insights for future leaders tackling environmental and social policy challenges at the nexus of climate change, energy, water, waste and transport

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Urban Innovation and Policy (MPA)

Enabling current and aspiring professionals to lead change in urban development and policy