AIP230 - Understanding Public Policy
2020 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online), CBD*
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2-hour class per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 2-hour class per week (recordings provided)
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
In this unit, we study public policy from three key viewpoints:
- We investigate the relationship between government and citizens, the role of policy in the lives of citizens, and contribution of different actors to the policy making process.
- We examine various areas of public policy in depth, analysing each in terms of policy development; actors; institutions; instruments; context (political, social, economic, historical); and human impact.
- We develop skills central to policy work, including preparing policy briefings and conducting policy analysis.
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