Strengthen your capacity to be an effective executive leader in public policy with this new degree from ANU Crawford School of Public Policy.
- Executive degree for experienced policy officers
- Complete in one year
- Study courses exclusive to this degree
- One-of-a-kind in Australia and internationally
This degree is ideal for you if you’re an experienced officer working in public policy, in or alongside government. It is designed and taught by world-leading public policy scholars and is delivered through a mix of case-based, interactive and intensive modes of teaching.
While you study, you will continually reflect on your extensive policy experience while drawing on relevant scholarly debates on leadership and strategic policy-making in contemporary politics.
The core courses you will study bring robust scholarship to contemporary national, regional and global issues. You will also have opportunities for real-world learning through an executive Applied Policy Project, Research Project or internships.
When you graduate, you will be equipped with superior leadership skills, cutting-edge conceptual and analytical tools, as well as skills in policy research, communication and persuasion. You’ll feel confident communicating with stakeholders at all levels, tackling complex policy analysis, and closing high-level negotiations.
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The Executive Master of Public Policy is a one-year postgraduate degree (or part-time equivalent).
1 year full time
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7.
A minimum of seven years work experience in public policy in government, for profit or not for profit organisations.
Applicants must provide a curriculum vitae and two completed referee reports that show demonstrated management experience and demonstrated commitment to an executive career in public policy.
Applicants must provide a completed statement of purpose that addresses their commitment to an executive career in public policy.
If you have prior study in one of the following cognate disciplines, you may be eligible for credit towards your degree:
Policy Studies, Political Science, Public Administration, Sociology, Demography, Economics, Law, International Relations, Anthropology, Development Studies, Geography
The Executive Master of Public Policy requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:
30 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:
POGO8081Economics for Government
POGO8500Evidence and Analysis in Public Policy
POGO8504Governing Contemporary Public Policy
POGO8505Leading and Influencing Public Policy
18 units from completion of courses from the following list:
ANIP6503 Australian National Internships Program Internship A (Graduate)
CRWF7000 Applied Policy Project
CRWF8019 Public Policy and Professional Internship
POGO8004 Poverty Reduction
POGO8015 Foreign Direct Investment Policy
POGO8025 Social Policy Analysis
POGO8029 Health Policy in a Globalising World
POGO8035 Research Project (6 units)
POGO8044 Global Social Policy
POGO8045 International Policy Making in the Shadow of the Future
POGO8048 Public Finance
POGO8057 Managing Government Finances
POGO8080 Organisational Finance and Budgeting
POGO8083 Policy Advocacy
POGO8084 Principles of Social Policy
POGO8115 Challenging the Global Food Trading Regime
POGO8136 Participating in Public Policy: Citizen Engagement and Public Talk
POGO8210 Case Studies in Economic Policy
POGO8212 Energy Politics and Governance
POGO8213 The Global Trading System
POGO8220 Issues in Japanese Policy
Scholarships and fees
Scholarships and support
Scholarship opportunities are available for national and international students.
Costs associated with your study at ANU will depend on a number of things, including your study program and whether you’re a national or international student.