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  • Project Management in ScienceSKIL90004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS Projects drive most modern science organisations. Learn how to plan and manage projects, and to relate to a client, team members, and to other stakeholders. The subject covers the processes and tools / techniques in project management as well as the ‘soft side’ of managing people in projec...

  • Working EthicallyPADM90009

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019

    Working Ethically is one of the core subjects in the Melbourne Master of Public Administration. The Melbourne MPA is an interdisciplinary, globally-focused degree program for managers that work within or with government. This subject is one of three professionally-oriented subjects and it builds ...

  • The Nature of GoverningPADM90005

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    The Nature of Governing is one of the core subjects in the Melbourne Master of Public Administration. The Melbourne MPA is an interdisciplinary, globally-focused degree program for managers that work within or with government. This subject sets out the foundations of governing for public outcomes...

  • Advanced Self-EditingESLA90002

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    The subject aims to improve students’ ability to edit their written texts in order to produce grammatically accurate and stylistically appropriate texts for professional purposes. The subject begins with a review of the most frequent errors in the writing of students who speak English as a Second...

  • Professional LiteraciesESLA90003

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to develop effective written communication skills for use in professional workplace contexts. It is designed for graduate students, who are speakers of English as an additional language. Given the wide range of professional workplaces and modes of writing found within these, thi...

  • Academic English: Economics and BusinessESLA10005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to develop ESL students' academic writing and speaking abilities through a study of topics in economics. Class exercises and assessment tasks provide students with opportunities to practice, receive feedback, and thus develop their academic language. The assessment tasks focus o...

  • Leading Healthcare Change for ImpactPADM90014

    Offered:AugustYear:2019

    Today's healthcare system is multifaceted, complicated and often resistant to change. This subject will examine strategies for leading change in clinical settings and healthcare organisations. Participants will learn how to build and lead change initiatives, as well as to access resources, negoti...

  • Political AdvisingPADM90017

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    Political advising equips participants with the advanced understanding and skills required to excel in a political advisory role. Focusing on the interdisciplinary knowledge found in public financial management; whole-of-government policy development and implementation; and, in the real-politik f...

  • Academic English 2ESLA10004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students will further establish their academic skills with an emphasis on critical thinking, summarising and synthesising long academic texts, and building an academic argument. The primary focus is on the development of formal oral presentation skills and an ability to write res...

  • Intercultural Professional CommunicationESLA90004

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    This subject enhances students’ ability to communicate effectively and strategically in English-speaking professional settings in Australia and internationally. Students will acquire research-based discourse analytic tools to understand workplace cultures and norms of interaction, and develop pra...

  • Professional Speaking CommunicationESLA90001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed for graduate students who would like to improve their spoken English skills for professional contexts. It is aimed at speakers of English as an additional language. Students who complete this subject will become familiar with Australian English pronunciation, will develo...

  • Academic English 1ESLA10003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Through the study of multiculturalism in Australian society, this subject develops students' ability to use academic English language. The subject is specifically designed for students who require intensive attention to their academic writing development. Its primary focus is on developing studen...

  • Using EvidencePADM90008

    Offered:OctoberYear:2019

    Using Evidence is one of the core subjects in the Melbourne Master of Public Administration. The Melbourne MPA is an interdisciplinary, globally-focused degree program for managers that work within or with government. This subject is one of three professionally-oriented subjects and it builds on ...

  • Regional GovernancePADM90012

    Offered:MayYear:2019

    How can governments across the Indo-Pacific region cooperate to address mutual challenges? This subject examines how a regional governance framework helps us to formulate and implement responses to regional problems, such as transnational crime, environmental degradation, and response to natural ...

  • Public Administration ThesisPADM90004

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The thesis in Public Administration is a capstone option in the Master of Public Administration. The Melbourne MPA is an interdisciplinary, globally-focused program for managers that work within or with government. This subject provides students with an opportunity to undertake a program of indep...

  • Consultants and GovernmentPADM10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Management consulting is one of the great success stories of the last century, and several consultant ideas have shaped the ways in which we live and work today. But how have they done this? Is this a problem? And what do consultants actually do, anyway? This subject is an introduction to manage...

  • Leadership in Clinical SettingsPADM90013

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    The healthcare system requires leaders, and many clinicians anticipate taking on leadership positions, or find themselves in leadership roles, without any formal education in leadership. This can have negative consequences for the leader, colleagues, patients and healthcare organisations. The pur...

  • Managing EffectivelyPADM90002

    Offered:AugustYear:2019

    Managing Effectively is one of the core subjects in the Melbourne Master of Public Administration. The Melbourne MPA is an interdisciplinary, globally-focused degree program for managers that work within or with government. This subject is one of three professionally-oriented subjects and it buil...

  • Administrative Challenges in PracticePADM90001

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    Administrative Challenges in Practice is a capstone subject in the Melbourne Master of Public Administration, bringing together expert contributors from the Faculty of Arts, Law and Business and Economics. The Melbourne MPA is an interdisciplinary, globally-focused degree program for managers tha...

  • The Rule of LawPADM90006

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    The Rule of Law is one of the core subjects in the Melbourne Master of Public Administration. The Melbourne MPA is an interdisciplinary, globally-focused degree program for managers that work within or with government in Australia or internationally. A foundational aspect of public administration...