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PL5002 - Policy Analysis and Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject provides an advanced treatment of public policy formulation, implementation and evaluation. It explores alternative approaches to analysing public policy and how governments manage societies and develop policy solutions in seeking to resolve complex and, often, enduring, policy problems. Emphasis will be placed on choosing and managing policies that succeed rather than fail.

Learning Outcomes

  • Integrate policy analysis with traditional disciplines in the study of selected policy domains;
  • Synthesise established concepts/theories and complex evidence to generate successful policies;
  • Communicate policy advice to relevant political audiences.
Prerequisites: A MINIMUM OF 21 CREDIT POINTS OF LB5, CO5, CP5 OR TO5 SUBJECTS (DEPENDING ON DEGREE/PROGRAM) AND PERMISSION OF THE COURSE COORDINATOR
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PL2002 PL3002

Availabilities

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

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Putu Mustika, Mr Paul McGrath.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 10 hours - self-directed student activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
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.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours workshops/Seminars
  • 10 hours - self-directed student activities
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: web forums (30%); online quizzes (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.