Find out about our new bursary to study the Scottish Approach to Public Services.
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Would you like some money to support a small piece of research or to deliver a research seminar series? Are you an Early Career Researcher or Doctoral Student wanting to differentiate your CV? Would £2,000 help you develop a small piece of research – potentially as a launch pad to a larger scale grant application?Continue reading “Would you like £2,000?”
There is support available for Scottish students to study at postgraduate level. However, in many ways this discriminates against those with disabilities.
The next UK General Election will be held on 8 June 2017 – just over 2 years since the last one despite the establishment of 5 year parliamentary terms under the Fixed-term Parliaments Act 2011. The argument made by Prime Minister Theresa May was that this was, “…the only way to guarantee certainty and security for yearsContinue reading “Electioneering versus Governing”
So much current public administration research and practice involves collaboration – it would be a nonsense if we didn’t practise what we preach!
Students from our MPA programme visited Brussels in late March 2017.
Higher Education in most countries has experienced remarkably consistent reforms in management and finance in the past few decades. These reforms are remarkable because they follow consistent patterns in countries with very different socio-political, welfare and economic systems and university traditions. This research involves an exploration of the implications of user charges for access by considering the tuition element of undergraduate study as well as the theoretical and practical justifications for reforms.
Stuart Duncan graduated in 2010. Here he reflects on the value of postgraduate study at QMU.
My personal reflections on choosing to study a PhD.