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Law, Policy and Community

Undergraduate | LTU-LST3LPC | 2024

Study method
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
12 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024

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Law, Policy and Community

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Evaluate diverse positions and arguments pertinent to relevant policy debates. Apply ethical and cultural awareness to the production and implementation of social policy.
    2. Present arguments, brief, persuasive, sustained and complex concerning public policy. Summarise research and arguments about relevant policy areas and applicable social theory.
    3. Produce an original, well researched and theorised response to a problem concerning public policy. Recognise the benefit of life long learning to the production and delivery of policy.
    4. Work effectively with a group as a group member and/or a group leader to deliver a critique of policy development and delivery.

Entry requirements


Prerequisites: Students must have completed 30 credit points of Level two subjects.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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