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MGX5370

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Caulfield Second semester 2011 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Deirdre O'Neill

Synopsis

This unit assists students to understand the theory and practice of policy analysis, the role of evidence in decision making and how policy analysis contributes to better policy outcomes.

Objectives

Our students will be able to:

  1. explain different theories and methods of policy analysis
  2. apply theories and methods of analysis to policy issues
  3. design strategies to address policy issues.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Deirdre O'Neill

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses: 0105, 0319, 2099, 2778, 1065, 3801, 1506, 2643, 2642, 0028, 0200, 0201 or 1822 and must have passed MGX9270 or MPA9001 or seek Chief Examiner's approval before undertaking this unit.