Postgraduate degrees

Whether you are looking for a redbrick campus experience in the heart of England, time away from a busy job and the head space to think,  or an opportunity to connect from home and learn alongside an international cohort, we offer a high quality, practice-oriented and flexible portfolio of postgraduate programmes, designed to benefit you with fresh perspectives and insights on the developing public service agenda.  We aim to hone your personal skills of enquiry and critical reflection on policy and practice, and grow your confidence as an effective public leader.

Public Management MSc

Distance Learning Masters in Public Administration (MPA)

Social Research (Local Government and Public Policy)

Public Management and Leadership Blended (MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert)

Public Management and Leadership, Level 7 Executive Apprenticeship (MSc, Executive Apprenticeship, Professional Management Accreditation)

Public Service Commissioning

The Institute  of Local  Government Studies is revising its postgraduate programmes in Public Service Commissioning and will not be admitting  students in  September 2018. We expect to launch our new MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in September 2019 and will provide further details on this site in 2018.

If you have questions about learning opportunities for the  2018 – 2019 session , please contact Jeevan Shoker (

One of the strengths of our degree programmes is the range of available modules, giving students the ability to tailor their course of study to their own academic interests.

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If you have any questions about our postgraduate degrees, please contact Sarah Smith, Programme Administrator: Tel: + 44 (0)121 414 8390, Email: