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Blavatnik School of Government

The Master of Public Policy (MPP) is an intensive one-year graduate degree that offers a distinctive approach to public policy. Taught by outstanding academics as well as expert practitioners, you will be uniquely positioned to develop the academic knowledge and professional skills and academic knowledge to address some of this century’s most complex public policy challenges. Like no other course, the MPP represents a transformative opportunity for aspiring leaders with a commitment to public service.

Application deadline: 19 January 2018

More information on the programme’s entry requirements and how to submit an application is available from the Blavatnik School of Government and the University of Oxford Graduate Admissions websites.

Please email admissions@bsg.ox.ac.uk or phone +44 (0) 1865 614343 with questions. 

Centre for Criminology

MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice is a nine-month, full-time programme which equips its graduates with an advanced understanding of crime and criminal justice. The degree comprises core courses in criminological theory and the study of criminal justice, provides training in research design and methodology, and offers students the opportunity to take optional courses in a wide range of subject areas, including policing, sentencing, prisons, the sociology of punishment, restorative justice, crime and the family, human rights, victims, youth justice, risk and security and the death penalty. 

MSc Application deadline: 19 January 2018

More information on the programme's entry requirements and how to submit an application is available on the University of Oxford Graduate Admissions website.

Please email Tracy Kaye or phone +44 (0)1865 247777 with questions.

Department of Computer Science

MSc in Computer Science is designed to teach the mathematical principles of specification, design and efficient implementation of both software and hardware. It is intended for computer science graduates as well as graduates in other numerate disciplines who have some training or programming experience or have been employed professionally in a related industry.

Application deadlines: 17 November 2017, 8 January 2018, 9 March 2018

More information on the programme's entry requirements and how to submit an application is available on the Department of Computer Science and University of Oxford Graduate Admissions websites.

Please email Sarah Retz or phone +44 (0)1865 273878 with questions.

Department of Education

MSc in Education (Child Development and Education) aims to promote critical understanding of developmental theories and research, and the use of this knowledge in the design and evaluation of programmes aimed at promoting children’s development and education.

MSc in Education (Comparative and International Education) has been in existence in Oxford for more than ten years. Successful course graduates now have positions in international organisations or in higher education.

MSc in Education (Higher Education) provides a broad introduction into the complex field of theories and practice in higher education globally.

Application deadlines: 17 November 2017, 19 January 2018, 9 March 2017

More information on the programme's entry requirements and how to submit an application is available on the University of Oxford Graduate Admissions website.

Please email Justina Kurkova or phone +44 (0)1865 274183 with questions.

Department of Social Policy & Intervention

MSc in Comparative Social Policy explores welfare systems and policy developments across a range of different countries. Students are encouraged to share their own personal understanding and experiences of different welfare systems.

MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation teaches how interventions may be assessed and evaluated, and how critical appraisal can test the claims of “evidence based practice". It tackles the difficult issues involved in transforming research findings into useable interventions for practice, and facilitating practitioner access to the information about evidence which they need to make their decisions.

Application deadlines: 17 November 2017 (MSc in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation only), 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

More information on the programmes’ entry requirements and how to submit an application is available on the University of Oxford Graduate Admissions website.

Please email Admissions or phone +44 (0)1865 270325 with questions.

Department of Sociology

MSc in Sociology prepares you for doctoral work in Sociology and provides a stand-alone training for careers in social research. It is a 12-month taught course with four main components: Sociological Analysis, Research Methods, Optional Papers and a Thesis.

Application deadlines: 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

More information on the programme’s entry requirements and how to submit an application is available from the Department of Sociology and University of Oxford Graduate Admissions websites.

Please email Kristiana Dahl or phone +44 (0)1865 286183 with questions.

Faculty of History

MSc in Economic and Social History: This specialist Master's programme offers a unique framework for research training in economic and social history. The compulsory core qualifying papers provide an opportunity to evaluate a range of different approaches, and also for the students to influence and respond to each other. They impart a common language, and create a close and friendly community, in which ideas are shared and strong personal ties are forged. The course community provides a base from which to venture out and experience the other rewards of Oxford, intellectual, social and cultural. The programme offers a wide range of options and allows students to specialize in economic and/or social history, or historical demography, although the boundaries between these areas are deliberately permeable. 

Application deadline: 19 January 2018

More information on the programmes’ entry requirements and how to submit an application is available on the Faculty of History and University of Oxford Graduate Admissions websites.

Please email Hubert Stadler or phone +44 (0)1865 615003 with questions. Where appropriate the department will consult with academics, or ask them to contact interested candidates directly.

Faculty of Music

MSt in Music can serve both as a self-contained course for students wishing to pursue more advanced music studies for one year or as an excellent preparation for doctoral research. Students on the three MSt courses follow a common structure, supported by appropriate individual supervision or tuition in their chosen specialism. Each MSt programme introduces a broad range of current methodologies and approaches in music scholarship. The main MSt teaching and coursework is done in the first two terms; the third is reserved for completion of assessed work. 

Courses includeMSt in Music (Composition)MSt in Music (Performance)MSt in Music (Musicology)

Application deadlines: 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

For more information, please visit the Faculty of Music and University of Oxford Graduate Admissions websites.

Please email Carole Berreur or phone +44 (0)1865 286264 with questions.

Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine

MSc in International Health and Tropical Medicine: A full-time one-year multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary programme examining major challenges to the health of populations in resource-limited contexts. The course is embedded within the Oxford Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine. The course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the major global health problems in resource-limited settings and their potential solutions; knowledge and skills in research techniques applied in the analysis of global health problems, including quantitative and qualitative research methods, health policy and systems research and public health, with opportunities for training in additional specialist fields; capacity to critically appraise evidence in global health; skills and practical experience in researching specific health problems.

Application deadline: 8 January 2018

Please email msc.ihtm@ndm.ox.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)1865 281662, +44 (0)1865 281651 with questions.

Oxford Department of International Development

MSc in Migration Studies is a nine-month interdisciplinary master’s degree that analyses migration from a global perspective and as an integral part of development and social change. It will introduce you to key migration concepts, methods and theories across the social sciences and prepare you for further research or for a career in policy and international development.

Application deadlines: 19 January 2018

For more information, please visit the Oxford Department of International Development and University of Oxford Graduate Admissions websites.

Please email msc-migrationstudies@qeh.ox.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)1865 281701 with questions.

Oxford Internet Institute

MSc in Social Science of the Internet is an eleven-month, full-time programme that enables students from a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds to take Internet-related courses in law, policy and other social sciences in the context of this dynamic and supportive multi-disciplinary department. The programme is designed to ensure that all students attain an in-depth understanding of the social science concepts, theories and methods required to undertake and assess rigorous empirical research or policy analysis of Internet-related issues.The MSc will equip students with deep analytical expertise in social science internet research to which they will apply enhanced management skills gained through the competion of the MBA programme at Saïd Business School.

Application deadlines: 17 November 2017, 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

More information on the programmes’ entry requirements and how to submit an application is available on the University of Oxford Graduate Admissions website.

Please email Laura Maynard or phone +44 (0)1865 287210 with questions.

School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography

MSc in Social Anthropology aims to provide a strong background in analytical and methodological issues in the subject, and practice in the critical evaluation of its sources, both in the library and in the context of fieldwork. 

MSc in Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology is a structured programme of lectures, classes and tutorials, followed by individual study and the writing of a dissertation. In addition to the teaching provided specifically for the VMMA programme, you will also be able to attend lectures in social anthropology to link your work to broader trends in the discipline. 

MSc in Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology explores human thought, behaviour and culture from the perspectives of the evolutionary and cognitive sciences. It includes courses on the investigation of biological evolution and cognition, quantitative methods, the evolution of human behaviour and the mind and culture course, followed the writing of a research dissertation.

Application deadlines: 17 November 2017, 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018 (MSc in Migration Studies only)

For more information, please visit the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography and University of Oxford Graduate Admissions websites.

Please email Vicky Dean or phone +44 (0)1865 274670 with questions.

School of Geography and the Environment

MSc in Biodiversity, Conservation and Management designed to develop critical understandings of conservation and biodiversity science and practice, and the socio-economic, political, cultural and institutional environments within which policy and management decisions are made. 

MSc in Environmental Change and Management aims to produce students with a broad appreciation of all aspects of the management of people and institutions in relation to environmental change, who are analytical in their approach, and are competent and aware decision makers.

MSc in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance recognises that responding to profound political and environmental challenges requires a new generation of researchers and policy professionals who are able to think in innovative, rigorous and flexible ways across disciplinary and sectoral boundaries. 

MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management aims to equip the next generation of water professionals with the blend of skills necessary to make a significant contribution to sustainable water management pathways across competing priorities of water for ecosystems, food, energy, economic growth and human consumption.

Application deadlines: 17 November 2017, 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

More information on the programmes’ entry requirements and how to submit an application is available on the School of Geography and the Environment and University of Oxford Graduate Admissions websites.

For more information please email graduate.enquiries@ouce.ox.ac.uk

School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies

MSc in African Studies: A nine-month programme that provides an excellent foundation for those who wish to expand their knowledge of African Studies, prior to working for NGOs, the civil service, international organisations and the media, or in other professional capacities.

Application deadlines: 17 November 2017, 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

Please email Admissions@area.ox.ac.uk with questions.

 

MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies: A twelve month Master's programme designed to provide high quality graduate research training with an emphasis on an appreciation of research methods and on deepening students’ understanding of modern China.

Application deadlines: 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

Please email Admissions@area.ox.ac.uk with questions.

 

MSc in Japanese Studies: A twelve-month Master's programme that provides students with a combination of courses about Japan, mainly the social sciences, an intensive language programme and a research methods course. It culminates with a 10,000 word dissertation submitted by 1 September.

Application deadlines: 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

Please email Jane Baker or phone +44 (0)1865 274570 with questions.

 

MSc in Latin American Studies: The programme provides an interdisciplinary understanding of the main developments in Latin America since c1900 to the present. While the programme emphasises the specific features of individual countries, there is also broad comparative coverage of major trends such as authoritarianism and democracy, the economic cycle, the effect of international factors, the evolution of the Left and Right, revolutionary movements and the effects of neo-liberal economic models.

Application deadlines: 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

Please email Admissions@area.ox.ac.uk with questions.

 

MSc in Modern South Asian Studies: The programme brings together Oxford’s wealth of expertise on the different states, societies, economies and cultures of South Asia within a single programme. Students choose one of two streams: Contemporary India, exploring present-day India’s social, economic and political achievements and challenges, and the connections between the country’s democratic and developmental successes and failures; or Modern South Asia. ranging more broadly across the states and societies of the subcontinent.

Application deadlines: 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

Please email Admissions@area.ox.ac.uk with questions.

 

MSc in Russian and East European Studies: The Russian and East European Studies programme is for graduates who are interested in gaining a deeper knowledge and understanding of Russia and Eastern Europe through the study of the region across a range of disciplines including history, economics, politics, international relations, society and culture.

Application deadlines: 19 January 2018, 9 March 2018

Please email Admissions@area.ox.ac.uk with questions.

 

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1+1 Scholarship

Every year, the Pershing Square Foundation awards up to five scholarships to support outstanding students on the 1+1 MBA.