Degree programmes and courses

The Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV) offers a range of postgraduate degree programmes, at Masters, diploma and certificate levels, we also offer study opportunities for research degrees (MPhil or PhD). We have a wide range of Executive Professional development options from degrees to accredited short courses and seminars.

Choose between a single 20-credit, postgraduate module (5 days attendance); a postgraduate certificate comprising three modules (15 days attendance); a postgraduate diploma comprising six modules (30 days attendance), or a Masters Degree comprising six modules and a dissertation.

What type of degree programme are you interested in?

Postgraduate degrees (MSc / PG Certificate / Diploma)

Our Masters degrees encourage you to explore complex issues, question conventional thought and help you to address challenges in Public management, Administration, Public service commissioning, Local policy politics. Upgrading Your Existing Postgraduate Qualification.

Doctoral research degrees (PhD / MPhil)

We welcome applications for Research degrees in a variety of subject areas. We offer PhD and MPhil study with the support of dedicated supervisors who are experts in their field, including our new 4 year PhD with integrated study.

Executive development programmes

Our Executive Development Programmes comprise a number of Five-day modules and one-day seminars tailored to your needs and can be fitted in around work commitments.

Our programmes provide a challenging and inspiring study experience for both existing and aspiring practitioners in local public and voluntary sector organisations. They equip participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to develop their careers and to make a significant contribution within the fast-changing world of public service.