Graduate programs for Australian students

ANU places high emphasis on the provision of world-class graduate coursework and executive education in public policy, coordinated through Crawford School. ANU has a leading role as a national and international policy resource and aims to engage with government through research and education excellence in public policy which will act as a resource for the nation, Asia-Pacific region and the global policy community.

World-class educational programs

Public policy programs in graduate coursework are founded in research-led teaching and combined with a focus on integrating best-practice, innovative teaching methods to continually deliver a challenging and cohesive curriculum which adapts to changing demands from public policy concerns and student needs.

Faculty lead and participate in national, regional and international public policy debate, with many active on government committees and in advisory roles across government, business and civil society.

This research-led approach to excellence in education equips students with a comprehensive understanding of public policy in areas where ANU has world-renowned expertise, including:

  • international and development economics
  • environmental management and development
  • environmental and resource economics
  • public health
  • security and strategic studies, and
  • law and comparative legal studies.

Better outcomes for public policy graduates

Graduates from public policy studies at the ANU are highly sought after across a range of fields for their proven abilities developed through their studies to stimulate debate, propose innovative policy solutions and maintain active national, regional and international networks.

Graduate Coursework Programs

Crawford School offers a range of public policy programs including:

Other public policy related programs at the ANU include:

  • Master of Diplomacy/Master of Laws
  • Master of Economic Policy
  • Master of Government & Commercial Law
  • Master of Health Economics
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master of National Security Policy

Graduate Diplomas

Graduate Certificates

Join a leading public policy community

As a hub for debate and discussion on public policy issues and the source of unbiased, high-quality advice and comment, Crawford School at the ANU welcomes students as valued members of a vibrant and dynamic public policy community.

During the course of their studies, students will have various opportunities to engage with a wide range of high-profile national and international academics and leaders in the public policy sphere through a series of workshops, seminars, guest lectures and MasterClasses.

As members of the Crawford School and ANU Alumni, students completing their studies will retain important professional networks with other policy practitioners and leaders working in national, regional and international contexts.

Degree programs
Graduate certificates
Graduate Certificate in Liberal Arts (Cultural and Environmental Heritage)  
Graduate Certificate in Liberal Arts (Museums and Collections)  
Graduate Certificate in Public Policy  
Graduate Certificate in National Security Policy  
Graduate Certificate in Migration Law and Practice  
Graduate Certificate in Economic Policy  
Graduate Certificate in Business Information Management  
Graduate Certificate in Social Research  
Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management and Development  
Graduate Certificate in Public Administration  
Graduate Certificate of International and Development Economics  
Graduate diplomas
Graduate Diploma in Liberal Arts (Cultural and Environmental Heritage)  
Graduate Diploma in Liberal Arts (Museums and Collections)  
Graduate Diploma in Economics  
Graduate Diploma in Applied Economics  
Graduate Diploma in Economic Policy  
Graduate Diploma in International Trade and Economic Relations  
Graduate Diploma in National Security Policy  
Graduate Diploma in Law  
Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law  
Graduate Diploma in International Law  
Graduate Diploma in Government and Commercial Law  
Graduate Diploma in Military Law  
Graduate Diploma in Advanced Military Law  
Graduate Diploma in Public Administration  
Graduate Diploma in International Affairs  
Graduate Diploma in Strategic Affairs  
Graduate Diploma of International and Development Economics  
Graduate Diploma of Environmental and Resource Economics  
Masters
Master of Diplomacy / Master of International Affairs  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of International Affairs specialising in Peace and Conflict Studies  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Strategic Affairs  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of International Law  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Asia-Pacific Studies  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Arts (International Relations)  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Arts (International Relations) specialising in Peace and Conflict Studies  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Arts (Strategic Studies)  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Public Policy (Development Policy)  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Public Policy (International Policy)  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of International and Development Economics  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Laws  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Laws specialising in International Law  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Environmental Management and Development  
Master of Diplomacy / Master of Public Administration  
Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development (Conflict and Development)  
Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development (Gender and Development)  
Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development (Indigenous Policy)  
Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development (Society and Environment)  
Master of Public Policy  
Master of Public Policy (Development Policy)  
Master of Public Policy (Economic Policy)  
Master of Public Policy (International Policy)  
Master of Public Policy (Policy Analysis)  
Master of Public Policy (Social Policy)  
Master of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies  
Master of Social Research  
Master of Liberal Arts (Cultural and Environmental Heritage)  
Master of Liberal Arts (Museums and Collections)  
Master of Islam in the Modern World  
Master of Economics  
Master of Applied Economics  
Master of Economic Policy  
Master of International Trade and Economic Relations  
Master of Health Economics  
Master of Laws  
Master of Environmental Law  
Master of International Law  
Master of Laws (Legal Practice)  
Master of Government & Commercial Law  
Master of Military Law  
Master of Information Systems Studies  
Master of Business Information Systems  
Master of Environment  
Master of Nuclear Science  
Master of Science Communication  
Master of Information Technology Studies  
Master of Computing  
Master of Environmental Management and Development  
Master of Public Administration  
Master of Business Administration  
Master of Business Administration (Business of Government)  
Master of Management  
Master of Management (Business of Government)  
Master of International Affairs  
Master of International Affairs specialising in Peace and Conflict Studies  
Master of Arts (Strategic Studies)  
Master of Strategic Affairs  
Master of Arts (International Relations)  
Master of Arts (International Relations) specialising in Peace and Conflict  
Master of International and Development Economics  
Master of Environmental and Resource Economics  
Master of Climate Change  
Master of National Security Policy  
Master of Diplomatic Studies  
Master of Public Health  
Master of Advanced National Security Policy  
Executive masters
Executive Master of Public Administration  
Courses
Anthropology
Key Concepts in Anthropology of Development
Social Impact Studies in Project Cycle
Resource Projects and Indgenous Peoples
MAAPD Internship
Practical Studies in Social Analysis
Participatory Modelling for Development
Introduction to Social Impact Studies
Introduction to Australian Indigenous Policy
Critically Assessing Contemporary Development Practice
Law, Order and Conflict in the Pacific
Supervised Special Project
Introduction to Gender and Development
Exploring Gender and Development
Australian Indigenous Policy
Migration, Refugees and Development
Conflict and Development in the Pacific
Environment Management and Indigenous Peoples
Australian Indigenous Development
Introduction to Australian Indigenous Development
Resource Projects and Indigenous Peoples
Issues in the Design and Evaluation of Development Projects and Programs
Asian studies
Asia-Pacific Core Studies A
Asia-Pacific Core Studies B
Business
The Global Business Environment
International Business Strategy
International Business Negotiation
Corporate Finance
Public Sector Accounting
Financial Statements and Reporting
Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Accountability and Reporting
Project Management Principles
Critical Thinking and Decision Making
Corporate Governance
Managing Major Projects
Financial Reporting and Analysis
Computing
Relational Databases
Networked Information Systems
Information Technology in eCommerce
HCI and Usability Engineering
Parallel Systems
High Performance Scientific Computing
Introductory Programming
Green IT Strategies
Data Mining and Matching
Electronic Data Management
Requirements Elicitation and Analysis Techniques
Managing Software Projects in a Systems Context
Software Engineering Process
Systems and Software Safety
Model-Driven Software Development
Data Mining
Free and Open Source Software
Crawford School of Government
Government, Markets and Global Change
Economic Globalisation and the Environment
Federalism and Decentralisation
International Water Politics
Case Studies in Economic Policy
Comparative Economic Policy of APEC Countries
Climate Change Policy Economics
Australian Water Conflicts
China and the World
Energy Politics and Governance
The Global Trading System
Domestic climate change policy and economics
Demography
Population and Australia
Population Policy and Planning
Statistics for Social Scientists
Principles of Population Analysis
Demographic Analysis II
Survey Data Analysis
Qualitative Research Analysis
Population and Society: Theory and Empirical Perspectives
Education and Labour Force
International Migration
Gender and Population
Social Research Design
Health Demography
Special Topic in Social Research
Social Research Practice
Introduction to Longitudinal Methods
Case Studies in Social Policy
Social Science of the Internet
Online Research Methods
Diplomacy
Transnational Diplomacy
Contemporary Challenges in Diplomacy: Politics, Economics, Law, and Strategy
Case Studies in Diplomacy
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Diplomacy, Politics and the United Nations
Econometrics
Introduction to Analysis of Economic Models and Data
Applied Micro-Econometrics
Case Studies in Applied Economics
Economic Models and Introductory Econometrics
Applied Macro and Financial Econometrics
Econometric Modelling
Business and Economic Forecasting
Econometric Methods
Advanced Econometric Methods
Economic history
The Australian Economy
Classic Works of Economic Theory
Economics
Optimisation Techniques for Economists
Microeconomic Principles for Economic Policy
Macroeconomic Principles for Economic Policy
Topics in Economic Dynamics
Applied Welfare Economics
Economic Policy Issues
International Trade Theory
Japanese Economy and Economic Policy
International Monetary Economics
Public Economics
Microeconomic Theory A
Mathematical Techniquesin Economics I
Mathematical Techniques in Economics II
International Economics
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Topics in Microeconomic Theory
Macroeconomic Theory
Diploma Microeconomics
Diploma Macroeconomics
Principles of Public Economics
Economic Seminars for Graduate Program in Economics
Financial Economics
Industrial Organisation
Health Economics
Resource and Environmental Economics
Labour Economics and Industrial Relations
Law and Economics
Southeast Asian Economic Policy and Development
Economics Growth
Strategic Thinking
Business Economics
Political Economy of Macroeconomic Policy
Modelling the Open Economy
Applied Health Econometrics
Economics of
Economic Evaluation of Health Programs
Engineering
Energy Systems Engineering
World Energy Resources and Renewable Technologies
Solar Energy Technologies
Operations Management
Introduction to Systems Engineering
Environmental management & development
Environmental Sustainability, Health and Development
Methods for Environmental Decision-making
Environmental Communications
Asia Pacific Environmental Conflicts: Causes and Solutions
Tools and Processes for Environmental and Resource Management
Environmental Science for Managers
Environmental Accounting and Planning
Research Project
Introduction to Environmental and Resource Economics
State, Society and Natural Resources
Tools and Processes for Environmental and Resource Management
Integrated Environmental Assessment
Environmental Governance
Applied Environmental and Resource Management
Greening of Business
Environmental science
Introduction to Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System
International Env Policy
Water Quality and Environmental Flow Assessment and Modelling
Application of Bayesian Networks in Natural Resource Management
Integrative Research Methods
Ecological Measurement and Modelling
Australia
Landforms & Soils: Landscape Systems 2
Hydrology for Natural Resource Management
Soil Resources
Climatology
Land and Catchment Management
Climate Change Science & Policy
Geomorphology: landscape evolution under changing climate
Ecology restoration and management
Environmental Policy and Planning
Water Resource Management
Farm and Urban Forestry
Sustainable Forest Planning
Forest Operations
Biodiversity Conservation in Modified Landscapes
Climate Change Vulnerability & Adaptation
Environmental policy and institutions
Climate Change Science
Independent Research Project
Major Research Essay
Financial management
Financial Markets and Systems
Financial Management
Applied Investments
Applied Financial Instruments and Risk Management
Finance Theory
History
Indigenous Australian History
Humanities
Interdisciplinary Humanities Research: Methods, Theories and Skills
Cultural and Environmental Heritage - Key Concepts and Practices
Connections to Country: Understanding Indigenous Heritage in Australia
Cultural landscapes
Cultural and environmental heritage field practice
Cultural and environmental heritage research project
Cultural and environmental heritage special topic
Material Culture Studies
Information systems
E-Business Systems
Databases and Information Systems
Accounting Information Systems
Information Systems And Communication Technologies
Information Systems Analysis and Modelling
Electronic Commerce for Managers
Enterprise Systems and Business Process Management
Information Systems Development Methodologies
Advanced Topics in Information Systems Research
Organisational Knowledge and Strategic Information Systems
International & development economics
Applied Economics: Cost/Benefit Analysis
Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy
Issues in Development Policy
Sustainability and Ecological Economics
Aid and Development Policy
Open Economy Macroeconomics, Finance, and Development
Trade, Investment and Economic Growth in the Asia-Pacific Region
Quantitative International Economics
Masters Research Essay
Monetary Policy and Central Banking in the Asia Pacific
International Finance, Markets and Institutions in the Asia Pacific
Mathematical Methods in Applied Economics
Microeconomic Analysis and Policy
Econometric Techniques
Political Economy of Economic Reform
Chinese Economy
Economic Development
Environmental Economics
Masters Microeconomics
Economics of Incentives and Institutions
Financial Markets and Instruments for Economic Management and Development
Personnel Economics for Management
Issues in Development Policy
Applied Economics: Cost/Benefit Analysis
International relations
International Relations Theory
The Evolution of the International System 2
International Political Economy 1
Asia Pacific Security
Global Environmental Politics
Global Governance 2
Global Security 1
World Politics
Thesis
Thesis (Part Time)
Ethnicity and Conflict in Asia and the Pacific
The Post-Colonial Pacific and Global Change
Global Governance 1
The Evolution of the International System 1
Global Security 2
International Political Economy 2
Australia
Conflict Resolution and Peace Building
Ethics of Peace and War
Gender and War
War and Peace in Asia
The Politics of Islam in Southeast Asia
China: Global Engagement and Domestic Transformation
Humanitarianism in World Politics
War and National Identity: Japan, WWII and the postwar world
Gender, War, and Justice in South and Southeast Asia
Writing International Relations
Contemporary Issues in International Relations
Law
International Organisations (Geneva)
Law and the Environment
Transnational Business & Human Rights
Legislation & Legislative Drafting
International Air and Space Law
Business Strategy & Environmental Responsibility
Environment Business & Regulation
Trade and The Environment
Dispute Management
Special Topics in International Law: International Child Law
Water Resources Law
Law of Corporate Governance
Marine & Coastal Law
Commercial Drafting
Advocacy
Commercial Law
Judicial Review of Government Action
Tort Liability & Public Authorities
Federal Litigation
Conflict of Laws
Environmental Landuse Planning Law
Special Topics in Law: International Law of Sustainable Development
Evidence Under Uniform Act
Introduction to Legal Reasoning & Research
Competition Law
Human Rights Litigation
Commonwealth Compensation Law
Special Topics in Legal Prac
Kyoto Seminar
Media & Communications Law
Citizenship Law in Context
International Law & the Use of Force
International Security Law
International Climate Law
Australian Climate Law
Principles of International Law
Advanced Principles of International Law
The Law of International Institutions
Environmental Litigation
Fundamentals of Environmental Law
Advanced Contracts
Government Contracts
International Law of World Trade
International Human Rights Law
Health Law & Bioethics in a Global Context
Aus Human Rights & Discrimination Law
Gender and International Law
Freedom of Information & Privacy
International Refugee Law
Law of The Sea
International Law of The Environment
International Humanitarian Law
International Business Transactions
Biodiversity Law & Policy
Special Topics in International Law 2: International Space Law
International Law & Australian Government
Commercial Equity
Grad Research Unit
Grad Res Unit (Env)
Grad Res Unit (Int)
Grad Res Unit (GovComm)
Grad Res Unit (LP)
Land, Law & Development in Asia
Democracy and International Law
International Criminal Law
International Dispute Resolution
Fundamentals of Gov & Commercial Law
Management
Organisational Behaviour
Effective Business Decision Making
Managing for Sustainability
Managing Change in Organisations
Management and Organisations
Managing Business Ethically
Leading High Performance Teams
Corporate Strategy
Technology and Innovation Management and Strategy
Managing Across Cultures
Leadership Skills
Knowledge Management
A Management Framework for Business Projects
Tools and Techniques of Project Management
Strategic Human Resource Management
Integrating Business Project (A): Entrepreneurship and New Venture Planning
Managing Process Innovation
Management Consulting
Managing in a Global Economy
Integrating Business Project (B): Application
Marketing
Marketing
Marketing Strategy
Applied Market Research
Electronic Marketing
Consumer Behaviour and Analysis
Applied Marketing Research
Marketing Concepts and Strategy
Maths
Environmental Modelling and Integrated Assessment.
Scientific and Industrial Modelling
Medicine
Contemporary Issues in Public Health
Middle east & central asian studies
Central Asia in Regional and Global Perspectives
Special Topic in Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies
Energy and Security
Islam, the West and International Terrorism
Dynamics of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Gulf Strategic Environment
Islam in World Politics
Islam and Democracy
Islam, Faith and Community
Approaches to the Study of Modern Muslim Societies
Special Topic in Modern Islam
Museums & collections
Museum, collection, and heritage management
Indigenous collections and exhibitions
Museums and collections: Key concepts and practices
Museums, Art and Society in the Asia-Pacific
Museums and Collections research project
Museums and Collections special topic
Physics
Fundamentals of Nuclear Science
Reactor Science
Accelerator Science
Nuclear Radiation
Nuclear Fuel Cycle
Nuclear Measurement Methods
Special Project
Policy & governance
Poverty Reduction
Comparative Government and Politics
Services and Investment Policy
The Economic Way of Thinking 1
Infrastructure Provision
The Economic Way of Thinking 2
Aboriginal Public Policy
Ethics and Public Policy
Empirical Political Analysis 1: Public Opinion
Social Policy, Society and Change
Contemporary Theories for Industry Policy
Research Project
Case Studies in Public Sector Management
People and Performance in Public Organisations
Managing Government Finances
Economic Concepts
Public Sector Management
Developing and Implementing Industry Policy
Managing Development in an International Context
Development Theories and Themes
Corruption and Anti-corruption
Economics for Government
Political Institutions and Policy Processes
Policy Advocacy
Principles of Social Policy
Social Policy Implementation and Service Delivery
Making and Evaluating Policy
Theories of Development
Research Methods
Community and Social Policy
Public Sector Leadership
Program Management
Growth and Structural Change
Research Project
Research Methods
Globalism and the Politics of Identity
Psychology
Assessment and Employee Selection in Human Resource Management
Science communication
Design and Process for the World Wide Web
Communicating Science with the Public
Public Speaking and Acting Techniques
Ethics, Issues and Consequences of Science
Science and Public Policy
Strategic studies
Strategic Studies
Key Security Challenges in the Asia-Pacific
Australian Strategic and Defence Policy
Strategic Concepts and Asia Pacific Conflict
China
The US and East Asian Security
Transnational Security
Special Topics in Strategic Studies
Intelligence and Security
Strategic Crises
Nuclear Strategy in the Asian Century
Insurgency & Counterinsurgency in an Age of Terror
Great and Powerful Friends: Strategic alliances and Australian security
Vice-Chancellor's courses
Unravelling Complexity

 

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