This program is designed to develop an understanding of the structure and processes of policy formulation and implementation from an Australian perspective. The units of the program are located within the context of political science. KEY FEATURES Develops a comprehensive understanding of current developments in public policy including evidence-based policy, accountability, intergovernmental relations, policy transfer, political parties and public opinion. An emphasis is on the politics surrounding public policy, the changing landscape of policy making and Australian public policy. Flexible delivery with evening classes for internal students, and online delivery plus on-campus sessions for external students, allowing you to fit your studies around your other commitments SUITABLE FOR Those who see a future as practitioners in public, community or political work. It is also of value for anyone in the private sector who works at the interface with government, whether the public service, the government or members of parliament. The program is designed for students who have had several years of experience in a policy-related field. Each unit draws on the students' real-world experience. Career Opportunities PROFESSIONS Current students and graduates of the program include members of parliament, ministerial policy advisers, media advisors, public servants, parliamentary and electorate office staff and community organisation workers. EMPLOYERS advocacy and policy work in non-government organisations government relations in corporate and community sector local, state and federal public sectors media, law, education ministerial and electorate offices
|Institution Name||Macquarie University|
|Campus Location||North Ryde|
|Course Duration||1 year|
|Course University||Macquarie University|
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