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PL5002 - Policy Analysis and Management

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
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.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Brief - (30%) - Individual
  • Written > Briefing paper - (50%) - Group & Individual.
Prerequisites: 21 CREDIT POINTS OF LEVEL 5 LB, CO, CP, TO, EC OR EG SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
PL2002 PL3002

Availabilities

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 24-Aug-2023
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours online activity - Recordings, online activities and self-directed learning
  • 13 hours online Tutorials - Online Collaborate sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.