Course Description

The best policy makers are those who use their knowledge to develop innovative solutions to the myriad of challenges facing contemporary society. They are adept at identifying and analysing problems, and steering policy ideas through a complex political environment, in order to serve the public interest.
This course will develop your understanding of policy formulation, implementation and evaluation. As a graduate, you'll possess a deep knowledge of how political processes inform and shape policy development, as well as the skills to help you to analyse, design and deliver effective policy solutions.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $26,240 total course cost.

Duration

1 - 1.5 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences postgraduate courses at Macquarie University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 76.8% (national average 78.4%)
Improved skills: 76.4% (national average 79.0%)
Overall satisfaction: 84.8% (national average 87.2%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from Macquarie University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences postgraduate courses at Macquarie University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 80.9% (national average 80.6%)
Studying full time: 12.3% (national average 8.7%)
Median full time salary: $84,000 (national average $77,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

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