Graduate Certificate of Politics and Policy

Course summary for current students

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Award granted Graduate Certificate of Politics and Policy
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Duration1 year part time
Deakin course codeA516

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The emphasis of this course is on the development and implementation of public policy under conditions of democratic governance. Students gain an understanding and practical training focused on the relations between government, the private sector and community organisations and between different levels of government (municipal, state, national, and international). Particular attention is given to the challenges posed by the normative requirements of democracy. The focus on democratic governance within contemporary contexts characterised by rapid change and globalisation distinguishes this course from traditional public policy studies which concentrate primarily on public sector management. In most units, a comparative approach is employed that situates Australian experiences within an international context.

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Politics and Policy, a student must successfully complete 4 credit points of study comprising:
  • 1 credit point of a compulsory core unit (either AIP746 OR AIP773); and
  • 3 credit points of electives selected from the specified list of units below

Course structure

Core unit

 

Select 1 of the following:

 

Trimester 1

AIP773Unit description is currently unavailable

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Trimester 2

AIP746Unit description is currently unavailable
 

 

Electives


Select 3 credit points from the following list of electives:


Trimester 1

AIP740Unit description is currently unavailable

 

AIP745Unit description is currently unavailable

AIP773Unit description is currently unavailable

AIP775Unit description is currently unavailable

ASD704Unit description is currently unavailable

ASD711Unit description is currently unavailable


Trimester 2

AIP717Unit description is currently unavailable

AIP746Unit description is currently unavailable
 

 

AIP747Unit description is currently unavailable

AIP748Unit description is currently unavailable

AIP777Unit description is currently unavailable

ASD705Unit description is currently unavailable

ASD712Unit description is currently unavailable

 

Trimester 3

 

AIP745Unit description is currently unavailable

 

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