This unit is offered subject to sufficient enrolments.
This unit examines the central approaches to understanding the policy process. Key phases of this process will be explored including the initiation, development, implementation, evaluation and analysis of public policy. Difficulties and ambiguity inherent within political decision making will also be analysed with reference to contemporary policy design. Relevant Tasmanian and Australian case studies may be considered.
|Unit name||Policy Development|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Politics and International Relations|
Associate Professor Kate Crowley
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $1,587.00||2017: $3,806.00||090101|
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Major, with GPA of 6.5 or higher for honours entry OR admission into R5M, R6M, R7M or C7W
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
On Campus: 2 hour seminar weekly (13 wks)
On Campus: Seminar participation, 2500 word discussion paper/short essay (30%), 1500 word research essay outline (20%), 4000 word research essay (50%)
Off Campus: Online seminar participation (20%), 2500 word discussion paper/short essay (20%), 1500 word research essay outline (10%), 4000 word research essay (50%)
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