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MGX9230

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 First semester 2011 (Off-campus)
Caulfield First semester 2011 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Ms Valarie Sands

Synopsis

This unit assists students to understand how the public policy process operates and the role of stakeholders in policy development. Public policy process theory is discussed in the light of specific cases, and related to a broad range of practitioner experience. Case studies in Australian public policy will be analysed within this course.

Objectives

Our students will be able to:

  1. define a range of models and theories that help explain how public policy is made
  2. analyse the role of government institutions and processes in policy making
  3. analyse how governments engage with stakeholders in public policy processes.

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, 0200, 0201, 0028 or 1822 or seek Chief Examiner's approval before undertaking this unit.