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Graduate Certificate of Politics and Policy

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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.

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  • 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

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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

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Course structure

Core unit

 

Select 1 of the following:

 

Trimester 1

AIP773 Unit description is currently unavailable   

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Trimester 2

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Electives


Select 3 credit points from the following list of electives:


Trimester 1

AIP740 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

AIP745 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP773 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP775 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASD704 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASD711 Unit description is currently unavailable   


Trimester 2

AIP717 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP746 Unit description is currently unavailable   
 

 

AIP747 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP748 Unit description is currently unavailable   

AIP777 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASD705 Unit description is currently unavailable   

ASD712 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

Trimester 3

 

AIP745 Unit description is currently unavailable   

 

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