Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||200 credit points taken over 24 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Dr Mark Triffitt
Currently enrolled students:
- Further information: http://government.unimelb.edu.au/
- Contact: 'Make an enquiry' at http://government.unimelb.edu.au/degrees/23-master-of-public-policy-and-management
The Master of Public Policy and Management is the premier public policy program in Australia. For more than 30 years it has prepared students for leadership roles in Australia and internationally. It is designed for current and aspiring public, private and community sector leaders and managers, who seek to develop their public policy expertise. The program draws upon the expertise of academics and practitioners engaged in researching and practising public policy and management.
Students who complete the Master of Public Policy and Management should:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
200 point program
Duration: 2 years full-time/up to 4 years part-time
Minor Thesis Option
150 point program
Duration: 1.5 years full-time/up to 3 years part-time.
Minor Thesis Option
100 point program
Duration: 1 year full-time/up to 2 years part-time.
Minor Thesis Option
All students are required to complete the Capstone Requirement for the program (at least 25 points). Students must complete one capstone option:
Capstone Stream 1: PPMN90039 Executive Internship
Purpose: An opportunity to apply knowledge and skills in policy making to solve problems that arise in professional contexts and develop an integrated understanding of research and practice
Capstone Stream 2: PPMN90006 Public Management
Purpose: An opportunity to integrate knowledge and skills in public management to a practical management problem through a sustained piece of applied scholarship
Capstone Stream 3: PPMN90007 Policy Design and Implementation
Purpose: An opportunity to apply knowledge and skills in policy design to a practical policy problem through a sustained piece of applied scholarship
Capstone Stream 4: PPMN90002 Minor Thesis - Public /Social Policy
Purpose: An opportunity to integrate knowledge and research skills to address a research question; Pathway to the PhD
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
Meeting this requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
4. Applicants are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements for graduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 6.5 is required.
Applicants with the following may be awarded up to 100 points of credit:
Applicants seeking credit for relevant work experience must document their experience with a brief curriculum vitae detailing the experience, contact details of two referees who can confirm the authenticity and nature of the experience claimed, and a covering letter that explains how the experience is relevant to the program and prepares them for it.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry.
|Further Study:|| |
Students who complete the thesis option may be eligible for entry into the PhD.
Please see http://learningandteaching.unimelb.edu.au/curriculum/graduates for further information
|Links to further information:||http://www.ssps.unimelb.edu.au/|
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