This subject introduces students to the history, theory and practice of Australian public and foreign policy. The subject addresses issues of international and domestic concern, thereby providing students with an understanding of the modern Australian political environment. The emphasis of the subject is to equip students with the necessary tools to understand critically the development of Australian policy. On completion, students will have gained an appreciation of the actors and institutions that develop and implement Australian public and foreign policy.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Compare and contrast the role of individuals and institutions in formulating both public and foreign policy within Australia and convey an understanding of the contentious debates surrounding the policy process.
2. Demonstrate understanding of an issue of public policy importance, and the arguments surrounding that issue by interpreting relevant sources of information such as academic journals, governments documents, and opinion polls.
3. Compose their own public policy proposal by constructing a clear, convincing, and original argument that is supported by reliable evidence.
|Withdraw – Financial?||20/06/2020|
|Withdraw – Academic?||11/07/2020|