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    Hi, I'm just wondering if anyone else will be attending the International Public Policy (IPP) MSc program at UCL this fall- where are you from and old are you? I will be 27 when I start the program.
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    Yeah. From Barrow-in-Furness originally, but have lived in Columbus, Ohio, USA for 13 years. Will be 22 at start.
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    Hi there! I am from Hong Kong and I am 24. Can't wait for the programme to start
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    Hello. I'm from Ireland but currently living in Korea. I have a place for September but I'm still deciding whether to defer it or not :confused:.
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    Hi, I'll also be doing IPP at UCL in September. I'm 20 and studying International Management in Cardiff at the moment, but I'm actually from London
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    I will be 23 when I start. I'm from the U.S.
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    I'm utterly torn between this course and the MA International Relations at KCL

    Can't decide
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    I've also been accepted into King's for their International Conflict Studies MA...but am leaning towards the UCL IPP program.

    I'm a 25 year old female from Toronto, Canada.
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    (Original post by tgn)
    I've also been accepted into King's for their International Conflict Studies MA...but am leaning towards the UCL IPP program.

    I'm a 25 year old female from Toronto, Canada.
    I chose KCL in the end. UCL's links with employers are pitiful, I emailed them about their links and they basically said they didnt have any. War Studies department has much better links with think tanks, and international organizations
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    (Original post by JeanLucPicardMan)
    I chose KCL in the end. UCL's links with employers are pitiful, I emailed them about their links and they basically said they didnt have any. War Studies department has much better links with think tanks, and international organizations
    I declined an offer for an MA in War Studies at KCL for an MSc in Security Studies at UCL -- I'm considering switching to PP or IPP, but am pretty happy with security studies -- because the KCL MA is just too general, academic, and light on methods. That said, I wonder every day if I've made a mistake.

    In regards to KCL connections: How are they in regards to international (specifically US) connections to think tanks and the like? I made a decision that alumni network didn't really matter either way, since I'd be returning to Washington D.C. upon completion. What's your opinion on the matter?
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    (Original post by JeanLucPicardMan)
    I chose KCL in the end. UCL's links with employers are pitiful, I emailed them about their links and they basically said they didnt have any. War Studies department has much better links with think tanks, and international organizations
    Nevermind. We've spoken about this at length already.
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    (Original post by Gannicus)
    Nevermind. We've spoken about this at length already.
    Scott? Haha
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    (Original post by ru892)
    Hi, I'll also be doing IPP at UCL in September. I'm 20 and studying International Management in Cardiff at the moment, but I'm actually from London
    Oh that's a big change :-) congrats. Why this course though? What do you plan on doing after?


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    Londoner, 22 and very excited about IPP at UCL although I have yet to get an offer as I only recently sent off my application. My undergraduate at SOAS is very different from IPP but I hope this won't be an issue.
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    Anyone after course books for this, I am selling:

    Stiglitz - Economics of the public sector (for Public Policy Economics Analysis)
    Acock - A gentle introduction to Stata
    Agresti and Finlay - Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences (both for Quantitative Methods)

    All in excellent condition! Message me for details
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    (Original post by ym1206)
    Anyone after course books for this, I am selling:

    Stiglitz - Economics of the public sector (for Public Policy Economics Analysis)
    Acock - A gentle introduction to Stata
    Agresti and Finlay - Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences (both for Quantitative Methods)

    All in excellent condition! Message me for details
    What are you doing now you've graduated?


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    (Original post by iamsuperwoman)
    What are you doing now you've graduated?


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    Well there's still a month of dissertation to go, but for September I've managed to get an internship with the OSCE based in the Hague.

    There's a real mix across the course though - a few of my friends on the course have managed to secure internships/grad schemes with NATO, NATO Defense College, various embassies or high commissions, UNESCO, an environmental development think tank, an education charity, and an international development NGO, to name a few off the top of my head! There's also a few starting PhDs, and some more on the job hunt.
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    (Original post by ym1206)
    Well there's still a month of dissertation to go, but for September I've managed to get an internship with the OSCE based in the Hague.

    There's a real mix across the course though - a few of my friends on the course have managed to secure internships/grad schemes with NATO, NATO Defense College, various embassies or high commissions, UNESCO, an environmental development think tank, an education charity, and an international development NGO, to name a few off the top of my head! There's also a few starting PhDs, and some more on the job hunt.
    Hi, if I messaged you...around mid sept would you be able to read my ps? xxxx pretty please.. BTWWW WELL DONEEEEEEEEEE!! Doyou think UCL is that reputable? are your course mates sort after? or is it all a hype xx
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    (Original post by redhood09)
    Hi, I'm just wondering if anyone else will be attending the International Public Policy (IPP) MSc program at UCL this fall- where are you from and old are you? I will be 27 when I start the program.

    Hi there! I'm 27 too. I'm originally from Warwick but have been working in Chile for the past 3 years since graduating from St. Andrews in Scotland. From what I can see so far, and from what i've heard, this course atrracts a range of people of all different age groups, although I am slightly worried I may be among the oldest!
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    Hello, I'll be in the IPP program in September as well. I'm 25 and from the US. Super excited to meet everyone!
 
 
 
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