Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:May, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject will be delivered intensively from 9:00am - 5:00pm on 1, 2, 3 May 2015. |
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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Nicholas Reece
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 week starting 18 May, 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 3 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 |
100 Point Master of International Relations
100 Point Master of Public Policy and Management
100 Point Master of Social Policy
150 Point Master of Development Studies
150 Point Master of Public Policy and Management
150 Point Master of Social Policy
200 Point Master of Development Studies
200 Point Master of International Relations
200 Point Master of Public Policy and Management
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