Courses & Units

Policy Development HPP411

Hobart

Note:

This unit is offered subject to sufficient enrolments.

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Policy Development
Unit code HPP411
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Associate Professor Kate Crowley

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2017: $1,587.00 2017: $3,806.00 090101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Major, with GPA of 6.5 or higher for honours entry OR admission into R5M, R6M, R7M or C7W

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HPP402, HSD421

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus: 2 hour seminar weekly (13 wks)
Off Campus:
Web based delivery

Assessment

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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Textbooks

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