Courses & Units

Policy Development HPP411

Launceston, Hobart

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This unit is offered subject to sufficient enrolments.

Introduction

HPP411 Policy Development 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, as well as global examples. During the course we will read Studying Public Policy by Howlett et al (Oxford University Press)

Summary

Unit name Policy Development
Unit code HPP411
Credit points 25
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator Doctor Hannah Murphy-Gregory
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

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

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • research and discuss aspects of policy development showing an awareness of the key conceptual difficulties, theoretical perspectives and debates in the field of governance and relate theoretical perspectives and debates about governance to real world examples
  • demonstrate an awareness of and critically reflect upon the complex and dynamic relationships between political actors and institutions at the local, national and/or international levels of policy development.?
  • demonstrate an academic critical capacity and development of balanced argument and evaluation?
  • apply referencing and style conventions as appropriate
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090101 $3,657.00 $1,716.00 not applicable $4,216.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

AssessmentExamination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (20%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (20%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (10%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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