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Australian Public Policy

Enrolment code: HSD206/306

Offered: Hobart: semester 1, Launceston: semester 1 [by video-link]

Unit description:

Examines the initiation, development and implementation of public policy in Australia. The unit: (1) outlines approaches to the policy process and discusses opportunities and difficulties associated with policy making in the Australian federal system; (2) examines various approaches to three key aspects of the policy process: agenda setting, policy development and implementation; and (3) concludes by looking at the opportunities for public consultation, and areas of reform within the public policy system.

Staff Dr MG Haward For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2 lectures weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in Public Policy or equiv  
Assessment mode 2,500–3,000-word essay (40%), 500-word report (10%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Reader (available from School of Government) Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Public Policy
Social Ecology
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Bachelor of Social Science
Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies)
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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