Master of Public Policy: Population Change Specialisation


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Analyse demographic change to inform policy that addresses the global problem of population growth and decline.

  • Degree specialisation designed to provide policymakers with demographic research skills to inform policy
  • Analyse and interpret demographic data and indicators
  • Implement appropriate analytical methods and interpret the results

If you’re ready to analyse and interpret demographic data to inform policy, this degree specialisation is for you. With population growth and decline producing complex problems for policymakers, these valuable skills will prepare you to develop policy that assists institutions, communities and families navigate the pressures that these changes exert on them.

Population change is a headline topic of public debate. This specialisation will put you at the forefront of policymaking processes that incorporate demographic analysis and focus on how the challenges presented by population shifts can be addressed with a range of sound economic and social policies.
By analysing demographic change in different contexts, you will acquire the skills to formulate research questions and to investigate and interpret demographic data and indicators. Ultimately, you’ll use these results to influence and shape economic and social policy.

Related disciplines

  • Economics
  • Law
  • International Politics
  • Policy Studies
  • Political Sciences
  • Sociology

Commencing in 2021, all courses offered by the Crawford School of Public Policy will be available for either online or on campus study. Students will be able to choose the delivery mode that suits them best.

View the full degree program structure, admission requirements and academic information.

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