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Digital Technologies and Public Policy (MPA)

This MPA degree prepares future leaders and decision makers working in policy to meet the challenges and opportunities presented by today's fast-evolving digital technologies.

To find out core information about this degree, such as entry requirements, programme length and cost, visit the UCL prospectus site.

Course information

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of four core modules (105 credits), one optional module (15 credits), an elective module (15 credits), and a Major Group Project module (45 credits).

Compulsory modules

Students undertake three core modules with students from sister MPA programmes, and a specialist module focusing on their degree topic.

Optional modules

Students select one optional STEaPP module from the following:

Students will then also select one further 15-credit graduate module which is relevant to their degree of study. This module can be selected from any UCL department.

MPA Group Policy Project

In the Group Project, students work with an external client on a relevant policy challenge. With the support of STEaPP academic staff, the multidisciplinary student groups work together to produce an analysis that meets their clients' needs.

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