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Policy Design: Concepts and Case Studies

Postgraduate | MAQ-POIX8000 | 2024

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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
19 Feb 2024,
22 July 2024

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Policy Design: Concepts and Case Studies

About this subject

  • On successful completion,you will be able to

    1. Identify, critically analyse and synthesise evidence which is relevant to policy making from a wide range of cross-disciplinary sources.
    2. Apply theoretical material related to public policy to a specific real-world policy problem.
    3. Critically consider a range of factors affecting problem definition and the development of appropriate policy solutions.
    4. Identify and respond to ethical, political, social, economic and cultural factors which are significant in a specific policy context.
    5. Communicate policy recommendations effectively and appropriately to specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MAQ-PSP-MAS-2024 - Master of Public and Social Policy

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


Admission into the Master of Public and Social Policy and 40 Credit Points at the 8000 level.
NCCW POIR8000 Policy Design: Concepts and Case Studies

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

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

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Master of Public and Social Policy

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