This subject introduces students to the history, theory and practice of developing public policy. Students explore issues of international and domestic concern, and gain an understanding of the modern policy process in the political environment. The subject equips students 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.
|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|