Graduate Certificate of Public Policy


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In just six months study time (or equivalent part-time), a Graduate Certificate of Public Policy gives you an ANU graduate degree and the real-world knowledge that matters to governments, businesses and communities in Australia.

You can use your undergraduate degree in any discipline – including arts, sciences, economics, commerce and law – to enter the Graduate Certificate program.

The Graduate Certificate of Public Policy will provide you with knowledge to broaden your general or technical skills in public policy. The Graduate Certificate offers a wide menu of Crawford School Master’s degree courses.

Students who are thinking of later proceeding on to a Master’s degree should consider the appropriate course-selection requirements for each degree. Course advice is available to help with these choices.

Applications are now open for study in 2019.

Degree structure

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The Graduate Certificate of Public Policy requires the completion of 24 units in any of the following subject areas:

  • CRWF Crawford School of Public Policy
  • EMDV Environmental Management and Development
  • IDEC International and Development Economics
  • POGO Policy and Governance

Cognate disciplines

  • Anthropology
  • Applied Economics
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Development Studies
  • Economic Policy
  • Econometrics
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Geography
  • Human Ecology
  • Mathematics
  • Policy Studies
  • Political Economy
  • Political Sciences
  • Policy Studies
  • Population Studies
  • Resource Management and Environmental Science
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability Science
  • Sustainable Development

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Scholarships and fees

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Scholarships and support

Scholarship opportunities are available for national and international students.

Find our more about scholarships and support that may be available to you for postgraduate qualification at ANU.


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.

Find out more about costs and fees associated with studying at ANU.

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