Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week over two consecutive semesters for a total of 24 weeks. |
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Entry into 344-AB Master of Public Policy and Management
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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/
Semester 1: Dr. Siobhan O'Sullivan email@example.com
Semester 2: Dr. Damon Alexander firstname.lastname@example.org
This subject is exclusively designed to introduce students entering the 200-point Master of Public Policy and Management or the Postgraduate Diploma in Arts to key ideas from political science , providing a foundation for further study in governance, public policy and public management. Across two consecutive semesters, students will consider ‘the public’, the ‘public interest’ and ‘the public good’ through different theoretical and contextual lenses, with a focus on the public sector and how its scope, role and influence has changed. Students will encounter classic theories along with contemporary reconceptualisations , and practical applications and case studies from a range of developed and developing countries will be analysed. Upon completion of this subject, students will be familiar with the major concepts in political science that are most relevant to policy and management.
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
A reflective short paper of 1000 words (20%) due throughout the semester, an essay plan of 1000 words (20%) due mid-semester, and a major essay of 3000 words (60%) due during the examination period.
A short paper and presentation of 1000 words (20%) due throughout the semester, an in class open book test of 1500 words (30%) held in the final week of semester, and a major essay of 2500 words (50%) due during the examination period.
Hurdle Requirement: Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. 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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Required readings will be available from the subject’s LMS site prior to the commencement of the subject.
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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:
This subject requieres students to enrol in 2 consecutive semesters.
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