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Degree

Master of Public Policy ( Coursework )

Course code: #7839

master

Degree

Master of Public Policy ( Coursework )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $47,940 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    5 out of 7

  • CRICOS Code

    082349C

Highlights
Research

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 22-December-2021 2021-12-22
Winter-July 15-May-2022 2022-05-15

Overview

Master of Public Policy

This degree examines the processes, institutions and practices of public policy. It is designed for graduates interested in pursuing a career in, or currently working in, public policy within or outside of government. 

Core courses provide students with a solid foundation in policy processes, governance institutions, policy analysis and research.

The degree also equips students with important skills for analysing and researching public policy, and communicating persuasively on policy relevant matters. 

Through interactive and case-based teaching, students debate and reflect on the challenges of governing public policy in a dynamic, interconnected, global and increasingly digital world. 

Designed and taught by world-class public policy scholars from the Crawford School of Public Policy at ANU, this Masters degree equips graduates for successful and productive careers in public policy.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate deep understanding of public policy and its key challenges and issues, in Australia and globally
  2. Understand processes and challenges of agenda-setting, formulation, implementation, management and evaluation of public policy
  3. Reflect critically on key theoretical debates in the field of public policy including its practical application across cultural, developmental and institutional contexts
  4. Demonstrate understanding of methods for policy research and analysis and identify and apply them with appropriate tools to public policy issues
  5. Analyse, synthesise and communicate complex, political and institutional policy problems from multiple perspectives

Specialisations

  • Contemporary Regulation
  • Economic Policy
  • Environment and Public Policy
  • Foreign and Defence Policy
  • Global Development Policy
  • Health Policy
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • International Policy
  • Policy Analysis
  • Policy Communication
  • Population Change
  • Public Finance
  • Social Policy
  • Social Research Methods

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$59,640

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,668
Accommodation 1 bed room $11,700
Tuition 1 person $47,940

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Work Experience Documents (If applicable)

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
18
listening
20
writing
18
speaking
20
reading

PTE

64
55
listening
55
writing
55
speaking
55
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo test which must be taken and submitted after April 2020 for entry in Semester 1 2021, Semester 2 2021, and Semester 1 2022 only.

110 plus recorded interview with Initial View.115 or better for entry without recorded interview

The IELTS Indicator and TOEFL internet based test Home Edition will be accepted for entry in Semester 1 2021, Semester 2 2021 or Semester 1 2022 only.

ANU College programs deliver pathways to ANU designed to help you successfully transition to undergraduate or postgraduate study. 

Academic English Preparation
Academic English Preparation (AEP) is a 10-week program focused on English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. 

AEP is designed to equip international students with skills and knowledge needed to live and work in Australia, and to successfully transition to other courses at ANUC. 

To enrol in AEP, you must have an IELTS of 5.0 (minimum 4.5 in each band) or an overall TOEFL IBT of 40 with a minimum of 12 in writing. 

Once enrolled, you must achieve a score of 60 per cent or more to successfully complete AEP. No additional IELTS is required to progress to Foundation Studies or ANU Access. 
ANU Access
ANU Access is a 10-week intensive program with a strong focus on academic English. 

To be eligible for ANU Access, you must have an overall IELTS of 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) or an overall TOEFL IBT of 68 with a minimum of 18 in writing

A range of other English language tests are also accepted. Once you successfully complete the program you can enter your degree at ANU.


Academic background and requirement

  • Bachelor degree or international equivalent with GPA 5/7; or
  • Bachelor degree or international equivalent with GPA 4/7 and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  • Bachelor degree or international equivalent with GPA 4/7 and a Graduate Certificate or international equivalent with a GPA of 4/7; or
  • Graduate Diploma or international equivalent with a GPA 4/7; or
  • 48 units of courses in a postgraduate program with a GPA of 4/7; or
  • Graduate Certificate or international equivalent with a GPA of 4/7 and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  • Graduate Records Examination (GRE) General test, completed no more than 5 years before the time of application, with a minimum score of 155 for Verbal Reasoning, 155 for Quantitative Reasoning and 4.0 in Analytical Writing and a minimum of 3 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  • A minimum of 10 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program.

Application for course credits

Applicants with a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Certificate in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 24 units (one semester) of credit. 

Applicants with a Graduate Diploma or Bachelor degree with Honours in a cognate discipline may be eligible for up to 48 units (one year) of credit. 

Cognate Disciplines

Anthropology, Demography, Development Studies, Economics, Geography, International Relations, Law, Policy Studies, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology

Career opportunities

  • Policy analyst.
  • Lobbyist.
  • Nonprofit program director.
  • Campaign manager.
  • City manager.
  • Public relations specialist.
  • Political researcher.

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