20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module will present students with in-depth, real-world case studies of policies implemented to tackle problems in PPE such as climate change, healthcare, inequality, and crime. Students will analyse how organisations developed and implemented specific policies, and (with hindsight) evaluate their efficacy. Guest speakers may be invited to present selected examples of policy analysis and/or programme evaluation from their respective organisations.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to students taking BA/BSc PPE.

Teaching Methods: Seminars, Problem solving, Independent Study,
Assessment: Presentation, Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Sheffield Methods Institute):

Teaching timetable


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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK