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Public Policy and Management

Specialisation (formal)Year: 2019

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Overview

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Intended learning outcomes

Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) in this area of specialisation should have:

  • completed the equivalent of fourth year honours with a research component and obtain a recognised qualification;
  • obtained an adequate basis for pursuing advanced studies in public policy at masters or PhD level;
  • developed a specialist understanding of specific areas of study, showing an understanding of the latest research directions; and
  • developed a capacity for an advanced level of analysis in relation to the specific issues in public policy.

Structure

100 credit points

Duration: 1 year full-time / 2 years part-time

The Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced) in this area of specialisation requires:

  • two core subjects (37.5 points)
  • thesis (37.5 points)
  • elective subjects (25 points)

Total 100 points

Please note: Students must enrol in the thesis PPMN40006 Public Policy & Management Thesis Part 1 and PPMN40007 Public Policy & Management Thesis Part 2 over two consecutive semesters

Subject Options

Core Subjects

37.5 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
POLS40013 Social Science Research Seminar
February
12.5
PPMN90042 Political Problems and Policy Responses
March
July
25

Thesis Subject

37.5 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
PPMN40006 Public Policy & Management Thesis Part 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
18.75
PPMN40007 Public Policy & Management Thesis Part 2
Semester 2
18.75

Elective Subjects

25 points

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ASIA90001 Human Rights in Southeast Asia
Semester 2
12.5
MECM90010 Strategic Political Communication
July
12.5
MULT50002 Indigenous Peoples in Global Context
July
12.5
POLS40002
POLS90012 Trade Policy Politics & Governance
March
12.5
POLS90013 Politics and Business in post-Mao China Not available in 2019 12.5
POLS90015 Business and Government
Semester 1
12.5
PPMN90030 Public Policy in the Asian Century
Semester 1
12.5
PPMN90031 Public Policy Lobbying Strategies
February
12.5
PPMN90033 Public Budgets and Financial Management
Semester 1
12.5
SOCI90003 Comparative Social Policy
November
12.5
SOCI90009
SOCI90020 Social Policy: Special Topics A
Semester 1
12.5

Links

http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/ssps

Last updated: 4 October 2019