Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject will be delivered intensively from 9:00am - 5:00pm on 18, 25 August and 1, 8 September 2014. |
Total Time Commitment:
Total of 120 hours
Entry into a masters level course in the Melbourne School of Government or its partner faculties
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
Prof. David Cousins
This subject examines contemporary issues in governing, the challenges this creates for policy actors, and how they are addressed. It draws on the expertise of prominent academic and practitioner visitors to the Melbourne School of Government and reflects the core research areas of the Melbourne School of Government. Students will have the opportunity to explore these issues through various topics areas under these themes: Governance and Performance; Knowledge and Expertise in Public Policy; Risk, Security and Representation; and Governing Markets.
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
A research paper of 2500 words (50%) due early-September, and a policy brief of 2500 words (50%) due during the examination period.
Hurdle Requirement: As this is an Intensively-taught subject, seminar attendance is compulsory on all 4 days. Regular participation in class is required.
Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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All readings will be provided on the subject LMS
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should:
Master of Public Administration |
Master of Public Administration (Enhanced)
100 Point Master of Development Studies (CWT) |
100 Point Master of International Relations
100 Point Master of Public Policy and Management
150 Point Master of Development Studies (CWT)
150 Point Master of Public Policy and Management
200 Point Master of Development Studies (CWT)
200 Point Master of International Relations
200 Point Master of Public Policy and Management
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