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Charles Darwin University (CDU)

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Master of Public Policy

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Public Policy is an opportunity to undertake a in-depth study in the field of public policy that culminates in a research project that seeks to explore issues of research in policy related fields.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
SPPOL1
Study Mode
In person, Online

About this course

The Master of Public Policy is an opportunity to undertake a in-depth study in the field of public policy that culminates in a research project that seeks to explore issues of research in policy related fields. With a focus on northern Australia and its relation to South-East Asia you'll explore the policy issues in the region's remote contexts and the significance of Indigenous peoples and cultures, and its proximity to South-East Asia. You will build the necessary knowledge and skills to engage in effective and ethical research for policy development. This course strengthens your in-depth understanding of the unique challenges and characteristics of "doing policy" in northern contexts. You explore a variety of political, cultural and social theory approaches to public policy and gain a solid understanding of evidence-based policy development, evaluation, and empirical research theories and methodologies. Choose from specialist electives that will develop your public policy knowledge in an area such as: You will apply this new knowledge in an important public policy research project of your choice. You will receive one-on-one supervision and support from university research, public policy researchers, policy developers and evaluators, and teaching staff.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of a recognised bachelor degree, graduate certificate, graduate diploma, masters degree or equivalent international qualification. Applicants who don't meet the entry requirements, are advised to contact the course coordinator in the College of Indigenous Future, Arts and Society by email to cifas@cdu.edu.au for further advice. Applicants who have completed the CDU International Masters Qualifying Program (ZMQP01) or the Accelerated International Masters Qualifying Program (ZAMQP1) are eligible for entry. To gain entry into Charles Darwin University, all Higher Education applicants must satisfy the University's English Language Proficiency Requirements for their chosen course of study. International applicants will be required to supply evidence of this at the time of application. The minimum English language requirement for this course is met by either undertaking previous education in an or undertaking one of the following English language tests and obtaining the minimum requirements listed below. * All tests are valid for two years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU, unless otherwise specified. * Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the (DHA) English language requirements for student visa applications. Do you have a question regarding English requirements at CDU? Please email: international@cdu.edu.au.

Study locations

Casuarina

Online