This intensive-mode subject is designed as a post-graduate introduction to the history, theory and practice of creating public policy. The subject addresses issues of international and domestic concern, providing students with an understanding of the modern policy process political environment. The emphasis of the subject is to equip students with the necessary tools to understand critically the development of public policy. The subject covers the actors and institutions that develop and implement public policy, and the process involved in addressing issues of public policy importance.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Analyse critically the role of individuals and institutions in formulating public policy and interpret the contentious debates surrounding the policy process.
2. Generate a complex 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?||13/02/2021|
|Withdraw – Academic?||06/03/2021|