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Postgraduate Diploma of Politics and Public Policy - 2013 Course Handbook - Macquarie University

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Postgraduate Diploma of Politics and Public Policy

POPP21D

Faculty:
Faculty of Arts
Award:
Postgraduate Diploma of Politics and Public Policy (PGDipPP)
Admission Requirements:
• Australian Bachelor degree or recognised equivalent in relevant field
• Minimum GPA of 2.50 (out of 4.00)
• Relevant work experience
• Minimum English Language Proficiency: IELTS or IELTS equivalent of 6.5 overall, with minimum 6.0 in each band
Study Mode:
Full-time, Part-time
Attendance Mode:
Internal, External
Candidature Length:
Full-time: 1 year
Study Period Offerings:
Session 1, (February) Session 2, (August)
General requirements:
Minimum number of credit points at 800 level or above 24
Completion of other specific minimum requirements as set out below

In order to graduate students must ensure that they have satisfied all of the general requirements of the award: see the general requirements listed above.

Specific minimum requirements:

Credit points

800 level

Required
12cp from
 
Comparative Public Policy (4)
 
 
Politics and Policy: Theory and Applications (4)
 
 
Using Research (4)
 
12
Accountability (4)
 
Required
8cp from
 
Case Studies in Politics and Policy (4)
 
 
Health Policy (4)
 
 
Gender and Policy (4)
 
 
Public Policy and International Law (4)
 
 
Political Parties and Policy (4)
 
 
Intergovernmental Relations (4)
 
 
Internship Project (4)
 
8
Politics of Communications Policy (4)
 
Required
4cp from
 
Applied Anthropology: Why Does Culture Matter? (4)
 
 
Culture, Health and Disease (4)
 
 
Anthropology of Human Rights and Intervention (4)
 
 
Indigenous Interests and Identities (4)
 
 
Economics of Public Issues (4)
 
 
Environmental Economics (4)
 
 
Sustainable Development: Introductory Principles and Practices (4)
 
 
Environmental Law and Policy (4)
 
 
Social Impact Assessment and Cross Cultural Negotiation (4)
 
 
Heritage and its Management (4)
 
 
Globalisation and Sustainable Development (4)
 
 
Local Government Approval Process (4)
 
 
Environmental Decision Making (4)
 
 
Environmental Law and Policy (4)
 
 
Environmental Economics (4)
 
 
Local Government Approval Process (4)
 
 
Sustainable Development: Introductory Principles and Practices (4)
 
 
Environmental Decision Making (4)
 
 
Social Impact Assessment and Cross Cultural Negotiation (4)
 
 
Heritage and its Management (4)
 
 
Globalisation and Sustainable Development (4)
 
 
Communication and Power Paradigms (4)
 
 
The International System (4)
 
 
Theories of International Relations (4)
 
 
The Asian-Pacific Region and Australia (4)
 
 
International Political Economy (4)
 
 
Climate Change Law (4)
 
 
Heritage Law and Policy (4)
 
 
Local Government and Planning Law (4)
 
 
Indigenous Law and Natural Resource Management (4)
 
 
Museum Studies and Information Management (4)
 
 
Social Health Perspectives (4)
 
 
Case Studies in Politics and Policy (4)
 
 
Health Policy (4)
 
 
Gender and Policy (4)
 
 
Public Policy and International Law (4)
 
 
Political Parties and Policy (4)
 
 
Intergovernmental Relations (4)
 
 
Internship Project (4)
 
 
Politics of Communications Policy (4)
 
 
Evaluation and the Policy Process (4)
 
 
Activism and Policy Design (4)
 
 
Crime Research and Policy (4)
 
4
Social Care and Human Services (4)
 

Balance of credit points required:

 
 
0
Electives

TOTAL CREDIT POINTS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

24