Introduction to Public Policy (11378.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra School Of Politics, Economics And Society||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to: 1. Identify and communicate the key areas of debate in public policy theory;
2. Describe and explain the key theories and concepts developed by public policy scholars for understanding the policy process;
3. Describe and explain the relationship between policy and politics in liberal democracies;
4. Identify the key influences on policy;
5. Evaluate the efficacy of the policy processes in Australia; and
6. Conduct and complete basic policy analysis requiring group work, research and referencing and communicate the results effectively in writing.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
Please note that due to COVID-19 restrictions the delivery of this unit will be online. There may, however, be a Face-to-Face lecture and workshop delivered on campus depending on student interest in this option. All lectures will be recorded, attendance is up to your personal preference.
All assessments in this unit have been mapped against (a) the Learning Outcomes and (b) the Graduate Attributes listed in the unit outline.
Equivalent units8785 Public Policy in Theory and Practice
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||Flexible||Dr Jean-Paul Gagnon|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||31 July 2023||Flexible||Dr Jean-Paul Gagnon|
All readings are provided on the Canvas page. They are all digitally accessible. There is no required textbook for this unit.
Please attend all classes online. In person options for the lecture and 1 workshop are available.
Required IT skills
None out of the ordinary.
Work placement, internships or practicums