Courses & Units

Policy Implementation and Evaluation HPP412

Hobart

Note:

Unit offered subject to sufficient numbers

Introduction

This unit explores major conceptual, empirical and normative issues surrounding the implementation and evaluation of public policy. Both of these phases of the policy process are examined separately and in relation to each other and to other concepts such as compliance, effectiveness, policy learning and accountability.  The growing importance of policy implementation and evaluation is reflected in a burgeoning literature from official government sources and various fields of academia. This literature is critically analysed. So-called lessons for successful implementation are identified along with implementation 'traps'. Measure for enhancing policy compliance and policy learning are examined. Finally, the purposes, types and methods of evaluation are surveyed.

Summary

Unit name Policy Implementation and Evaluation
Unit code HPP412
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Teaching staff

Wendy Aitken

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* 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, HSD425

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Internal: 2 hour seminar weekly (13 wks)Distance:  Web based delivery

Assessment

HPP412 Off Campus: Online seminar participation (20%); 1500-word discussion paper/short essay (20%); 1000-word research essay outline (10%); 3500-word research essay (50%)

HPP412 On Campus:   Seminar participation (20%); 1500-word discussion paper/short essay (20%); 1000-word research essay outline (10%); 3500-word research essay (50%)

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Textbooks

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