- 2019



Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Arts

Offered by

School of Social Sciences



The multi-disciplinary program develops understanding of the processes of policy formation, the delivery of policy programs, and the political and structural realities that can impact on decision-making. The course combines a focus on foundation knowledge and understanding of critical issues in public policy, governance, and policy analysis and evaluation with the choice of a broad range of policy specialisations including: Cultural and creative industries, Diplomacy and international trade, Health and social policy, Organisational leadership, Public finance, Regulatory policy, Sustainability and the environment, Transport and Urban policy. Participants are equipped for careers in public, not-for-profit and private organisations engaged in policy development and program delivery at all levels of government and between governments.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following course:

  • A6028 Master of Public Policy

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.