You’ll learn how you can contribute to positive policy outcomes and be prepared for leading roles at all levels of government and human services organisations.
This program has been specifically designed for policymakers and managers working in government and community sector organisations.
You’ll develop specialised theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in all facets of public policy.
Taught by leading policy academics and industry professionals, the program reflects the latest debates, issues and approaches to global, national and local policy making and development.
You'll explore and develop frameworks for issues such as:
Graduates work as policy makers, advocates and managers in human service, government and non-government organisations, and increasingly in the private and corporate sector.
This program is primarily taught through evening classes during the week, with some courses delivered through intensive full-day workshops.
You’ll explore the links between evidence, policy and practice and learn to determine the ways in which contemporary ideas and practices enable, shape and limit public policy reform.
You’ll build essential knowledge in ethics and values in the public and community sectors, with core courses focusing on:
You'll select elective courses lead by academic experts from a range of social science streams, including:
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.Book IELTS
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