Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

This degree examines the processes, institutions and practices of public policy. It is designed for graduates interested in pursuing a career in, or currently working in, public policy within or outside of government. Core courses provide students with a solid foundation in policy processes, governance institutions, policy analysis and research.

Structure

96 units

Subjects

  • Contemporary Regulation, Economic Policy, Environment and Public Policy, Foreign and Defense Policy, Global Development Policy, Health Policy, Integrity and Anti-Corruption, International Policy, Policy Analysis, Policy Communication, Population Change, Public Finance, Social Policy

Standard entry requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum 5/7 GPA.

Study pathways

Applicants with a Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 24 units (one semester) of credit. Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for 48 units (one year) of credit. Credit may also be available for relevant work experience. Cognate Disciplines: Economics, Commerce (with substantial Economics content), Law, International Relations, International Politics, Policy Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Development Studies, Geography, Demography, Public Administration

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $72,920
International: $98,660
Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

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