Politics and Policy Studies

MAJOR

Overview

In first year you will consider how your lives are affected by – and how you can affect – the way power operates in our society. Then you will learn to recognise, analyse and compare different ideologies. You can study many different policies, European politics, environmental issues like combating climate change, and how to achieve greater democracy and to improve forms of political expression.

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Campuses

Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)**, Cloud (Online)

Warrnambool offering available to continuing students only

**Waurn Ponds (Geelong) availability to be confirmed

Career outcomes

Graduates can expect to gain employment in many fields including foreign affairs, Intelligence and security, Journalism, Government organisations, Civil society organisations, Business, Policy advocacy, Policy research, Policy design and analysis, Political and social research, Political advisors, Politics, Public communication, Public relations & lobbying, Public service, Speech-writing, Teaching.