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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Graduate Diploma in Public Policy

  • Graduate Diploma

Gain a critical and multidisciplinary perspective on the global, national and local levels of a rapidly changing policy environment, with growing public scrutiny, shrinking resources, and new trans-boundary challenges through the Graduate Diploma in Public Policy.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
GNPUBPOL3000, 016226F
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$26,500 per year / $26,500 total
International Fees
$40,000 per year / $40,000 total

About this course

Gain a critical and multidisciplinary perspective on the global, national and local levels of a rapidly changing policy environment, with growing public scrutiny, shrinking resources, and new trans-boundary challenges through the Graduate Diploma in Public Policy.

Explore the opportunities and constraints stemming from political, social, economic, civil and technological factors at both the national and global levels. During this course, you will study migration, corruption, crisis management, governance and the environment. The course also brings together theoretical insights from public policy, with examples from the political world.

Why study with us?

The degree is designed for those working or looking to work in government and the public sector, and for those working in non-government or private sector bodies who seek a better understanding of the role of government in public policy making. Based within the University's Department of Government and International Relations, you will study electives such as international relations, comparative politics and Australian politics, gaining a deeper understanding of policy design and implementation.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
81.9%
Overall satisfaction
76.5%
Skill scale
76%
Teaching scale
79%
Employed full-time
$71.6k
Average salary