Applicants should hold a 2:2 or above degree (or equivalent international grade/qualification), from a recognised University, preferably in a social science subject (e.g. International Relations, Politics, Development Studies, Sociology, Psychology).
Applications from those not possessing a first degree at 2:2 or above in a relevant subject area are also considered and decisions are based on a careful evaluation of their capacity to complete the programme successfully, including assessment, where appropriate, through an admissions interview.
Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years evidenced working experience in a relevant field to Global Diversity Governance and be operating in a relevant role at the level of mid-management or above at the time of application, or have operated within a relevant role at the level of mid-management or above within 12 months of the time of application. Decisions are based on a careful evaluation of the applicant’s Accreditation of Prior (Experiential) Learning portfolio, an Admissions Interview, and their capacity to complete the programme successfully.
How to Apply
To find out more about how to apply, click on the Apply For This Course button above. Prior to submitting an application please ensure you have the following supporting documents ready to upload:
- Detailed personal statement
- Academic transcripts and award certificate of your first degree
- English Language Certificate e.g. IELTS
Please ensure you read the guidance which can be found under the entry requirements section, particularly if you wish to apply for Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL – Please see section ‘Entry Requirements’ above).
For further information:
Dr Heather Baggaley
Postgraduate Programmes Manager
+44 (0) 2477659059
As part of the application process, prospective students are required to evidence prior (experiential) learning (APEL) which is accredited as part of the programme of study. This accreditation allows students to complete the MPA over 15 months either by blended learning or distance learning. Please refer to the admissions criteria below and contact the Postgraduate Programme Manager for further information.