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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: *
|Prerequisites:||Entry into the Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Public Policy and Management), Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Public Policy and Management), or Master of Public Policy and Management two-year program.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||*|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||*|
|Core Participation Requirements:||*|
CoordinatorDr Lauren Rosewarne
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject examines policy making from a number of different theoretical perspectives, introduces a range of methods and approaches to examining public policy, and develops policy design skills. It introduces students to how policy is made, through examining key theoretical models of the policy process. Methodologies, approaches and strategies for addressing contemporary policy issues are explored. The subject uses these policy models and theories, in conjunction with an introduction to methods for undertaking research and gathering evidence, to teach the political and technical skills of policy design. On completion of the subject, students should be able to demonstrate competence in critical and creative thinking, and the use of critical analysis and research methods to integrate arguments and evidence into the design of public policy.
|Assessment:||Written work of 5000 words, worth 100% due at the end of semester.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:A subject reader will be available from the Bookroom at the beginning of semester|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Bachelor of Public Policy and Management |
Bachelor of Public Policy and Management(Honours)
Master of Public Policy and Management (Coursework)
Master of Social Policy
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Public Policy and Management)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Public Policy and Management)
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