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INTR71-103: Public Policy


This subject introduces you to the history, theory and practice of developing public policy. You will explore issues of international and domestic concern, and gain an understanding of the modern policy process in the political environment. The subject equips you with the tools necessary for the critical understanding and the development of public policy. The subject examines the actors and institutions which develop and implement public policy, and the processes involved in addressing its significance. 

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • International Relations and Humanities
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,800
  • Commencing in 2023: $3,900

Learning outcomes

1. Identify, synthesise, interpret and communicate complex issues in Public Policy. 2. Independently and in teams, demonstrate expert cognitive skills to solve complex problems in Public Policy. 3. Apply gained knowledge and skills in Public Policy to new professional contexts, demonstrating expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/11/2021
Semester start17/01/2022
Subject start17/01/2022
Cancellation 1?31/01/2022
Cancellation 2?07/02/2022
Last enrolment30/01/2022
Withdraw – Financial?12/02/2022
Withdraw – Academic?05/03/2022
Teaching census?11/02/2022