Public Policy

Studying public policy is an opportunity to develop your potential for leadership in the public sector.

Public Policy is available for the Master of Public Policy degree, offered by Politics and International Relations in the School of Social Sciences. You can also study public policy as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in Politics and International Relations.

Postgraduate careers

The Master of Public Policy can give you skills and knowledge for a career in public policy, local or national government, or other areas. You can develop:

  • knowledge of political and policy processes
  • acquaintance with issues in governance
  • experience using tools of policy analysis and evaluation
  • the ability to apply economic and statistical analysis in policy development
  • research and project management skills
  • communication and team-work skills.

For more information please contact the Programme Coordinator, Associate Professor Jennifer Curtin.