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PL3002 - Policy Analysis and Management

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
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.
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Subject
Combinations:
PL2002 PL5002

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Putu Mustika, Mr Paul McGrath.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 10 hours - self-directed student activities
    Assessment: online quizzes (30%); web forum (30%); group assignment (40%).

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coord/Lect: Dr Putu Mustika, Mr Paul McGrath.
    Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
    Assessment: web forums (30%); online quizzes (30%); group assignment (40%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 29-Aug-2019
    Coordinator: Dr Putu Mustika, Mr Paul McGrath
    Lecturer: Mr Peter Boulot.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
    • 10 hours - self-directed student activities
      Assessment: online quizzes (30%); web forum (30%); group assignment (40%).

      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.