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GOVT6301 - Public Sector Ethics and Corruption

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Rodney Kenneth David Smith


Much recent attention has focused on preventing corruption and improving ethics in public sector organisations around the world. This unit equips students to identify and analyse different forms of corruption and ethical failure, and to reflect critically on the best ways of combatting corruption and enhancing ethics in the public sector. The unit takes a comparative approach to these issues.


1x800wd short paper (15%), 1x3000wd long essay (60%) and 1x1200wd reflective journal (25%)


1x1hr lecture/week and 1x1hr tutorial/week

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