Politics and policy/Business Administration

The Master of Politics and Policy emphasises a dual focus on politics and public policy and offers a wide range of core units and elective units to appeal to public sector, business, NGO and community sector managers and leaders, and those wishing to acquire new skills.

Student of politics

Why study at Deakin?

Get ready for your new career

The course will provide you with a strong grounding in the development, implementation and analysis of public policy. Interrelationships between government, the private sector and community organisations, as well as between different levels of government (municipal, state, national and international) will also be studied. More broadly the course addresses the problems of governance within democratic political systems, at the same time aiming to impart knowledge and business skills in areas such as strategic management, finance, economics and marketing.

Learn from the best

Deakin's Politics and Policy staff have many years of combined industry experience, and are leaders in their research fields.

Career and Industry

The combined course aims to enhance the skills of employees in the public, private and community sectors so that they can perform their current work responsibilities more effectively and expand their career options. The objective is to produce public policy graduates well trained for organisational and financial management, with the creative, analytical and interpersonal capabilities that are essential for managers across the public, private and community sectors.

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