Units of Study

GOVT6301 - Public Sector Ethics and Corruption

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Rodney Kenneth David Smith
Phone: +61 2 9351 6632
Email: rodney.smith@sydney.edu.au

Description

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.

Assessments

800wd short paper (15%) and 3000wd long essay (60%) and 1200wd reflective journal (25%)

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

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