units

MGX5370

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Caulfield First semester 2012 (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.

Outcomes

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.