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PL3002 - Policy Analysis and Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject provides an introduction to the concepts associated with public policy analysis and management. It covers competing policy goals and trade-offs, the various ways that governments and societal interests define policy problems, and the tools governments use in the policy process. Emphasis will be on applying this knowledge to analyse alternative policy choices. The subject is designed to cater to a wide variety of students with an interest in public policy and its management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply relevant policy concepts to a range of social and political issues;
  • Analyse and evaluate alternative policy choices to resolving societal problems;
  • Communicate policy advice to relevant stakeholders.

Subject Assessment

    Inadmissible
    Subject
    Combinations:
    PL2002 PL5002

    Availabilities

    Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 39 hours workshops
    • assessment and self-directed study

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 26-Aug-2021
    Workload expectations:

    The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

    • 39 hours workshops
    • assessment and self-directed study

    Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.