Elective Subjects

The elective subjects listed are available to domestic Graduate Diploma and Master of Public Administration students.

Students select one elective subject as part of the GDPAdmin. Those considering on upgrading to the MPAdmin may wish to consider choosing an elective subject towards an area of specialisation. Eligible students may also select a research unit as an elective; either as part of a specialisation or as a stand alone subject. Subjects outside of this list may be taken with the approval of the Director, GSG.

Summer School Dec 2013 - Feb 2014

The following is a list of pre-approved electives for the GDPA and EMPA programs offered by the Sydney Summer School for 2014. For more information about each subject please consult the Summer School website.

Electives are listed by specialisation.

Economics

  • ECON5001 Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON5002 Macroeconomic Theory

Mediation

  • PACS6913 Conflict in Organisations
  • PACS6928 Community Mediation

Project Management

  • INFS5001 Project Management
  • PMGT5871 Process Planning & Control
  • PMGT5888 Global PM

Strategy

  • IBUS6001 International Business Strategy
  • IBUS6002 Cross-Cultural Management
  • IBUS6016 Social Entrepreneurship

GSG Elective List for 2013

Summer School Dec 2012 - Feb 2013

  • ECON5001 Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON5002 Macroeconomic Theory
  • IBUS6001 International Business
  • IBUS6002 Cross-Cultural Management
  • INFS5001 Project Management
  • PACS6913 Conflict in Organisations
  • PACS6928 Community Mediation: Theory and Practice
  • PMGT5871 Project Process Planning and Control
  • PMGT5889 Integrated Cost and Scheduling Control
  • SUST5006 Sustainability, Society and Organisational Change
  • TPTM6240 Public Transport Policy and Planning

Semester 1

  • ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates*
  • ACCT5001 Accounting Principles
  • CISS6002 Strategy & Security in the Asia Pacific
  • CISS6004 Disease and Security
  • CISS6008 Population and Security
  • CLAW5001 Legal Environment of Business
  • ECON5001 Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON5002 Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON6001 Microeconomic Analysis 1
  • ECON6002 Macroeconomic Analysis 1
  • ECON6016 Trade and Development
  • ECON6018 Environmental Economics
  • ECOP6016 China in the World Economy
  • ECOP6103 Strategic Debates on Economic Change
  • EDPA5001 Organisational Theory, Management and Administration
  • EDPA6016 Organisations as Learning Communities
  • ENGL6946 Communication in Professional Contexts (A)
  • GOVT6116 International Organisations
  • GOVT6119 International Security
  • GOVT6139 Research Design
  • GOVT6156 Governance and Civil Society
  • GOVT6319 Governance and Public Policy Making*
  • GOVT6331 Public Management and Governance*
  • GSOG6007 Research Project
  • HPOL5000 History and Practice of Health Policy
  • HPOL5001 Understanding Health Systems: Planning and Financing
  • IBUS6001 International Business
  • IBUS6002 Cross-Cultural Management
  • INFO5990 Professional Practice in IT
  • INFO5991 Services Science Management and Eng
  • INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations
  • INFO6007 Project Management in IT
  • INFS5001 Project Management
  • INFS6001 Managing Information and Systems
  • LAWS6011 Administrative Law**
  • LAWS6032 Crime Research & Policy***
  • LAWS6035 Criminal Procedures***
  • LAWS6044 Environmental Law and Policy**
  • LAWS6048 Explaining Crime***
  • LAWS6167 International Law II**
  • LAWS6197 Policing Australian Society***
  • LAWS6243 International Law I**
  • LAWS6856 Anti-Terrorism Law**
  • LAWS6893 Environmental Criminology: Space & Place***
  • LAWS6926 The Business of Tax Administration**
  • LAWS6970 Forensic Psychology***
  • MKTG5001 Marketing Principles
  • MKTG6003 Marketing Strategy
  • MKTG6005 Marketing Communications
  • PMGT5873 Project Economics and Finance
  • PMGT5875 Project Innovation Management
  • PMGT5876 Strategic Delivery of Change
  • PMGT5877 Management of Project Organisations
  • PMGT5879 Strategic Portfolio and Program Management
  • PMGT5888 Global Project Management
  • PMGT5889 Integrated Cost and Scheduling Control
  • PMGT5891 Project Risk Management
  • PMGT6869 Advanced Knowledge in Project Management
  • SUST5001 Introduction to Sustainability
  • SUST5003 Energy and Resources
  • SUST5006 Sustainability, Society and Organisational Change
  • TPTM6450 Transport Policy
  • TPTM6470 Sustainable Transport & Logistics Systems Policy & Law
  • WORK5002 People, Work and Employment
  • WORK5003 Management and Organisations
  • WORK6017 Human Resource Strategies

Winter School 2013

  • GOVT6314 Terrorism and International Security
  • PACS6928 Community Mediation: Theory and Practice
  • PMGT5871 Project Process Planning and Control
  • WORK6030 Performance and Rewards

Semester 2

  • ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates*
  • ACCT5001 Accounting Principles
  • CLAW5001 Legal Environment of Business
  • ECON5001 Microeconomic Theory
  • ECON5002 Macroeconomic Theory
  • ECON6001 Microeconomic Analysis 1
  • ECON6002 Macroeconomic Analysis 1
  • EDPA6018 Social Policy Process
  • EDPA6016 Organisations as Learning Communities
  • GOVT6119 International Security
  • GOVT6123 Globalisation and Governance
  • GOVT6135 Global Environmental Politics
  • GOVT6301 Public Sector Ethics and Corruption
  • GOVT6311 Issues in Public Policy
  • GSOG6007 Research Project
  • HPOL5003 Analysing Health Policy
  • HPOL5007 Global Health Policy
  • IBUS6001 International Business
  • IBUS6002 Cross-Cultural Management
  • INFO5990 Professional Practice in IT
  • INFO5991 Services Science Management and Eng
  • INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations
  • INFO6007 Project Management in IT
  • INFS5001 Project Management
  • INFS6001 Managing Information and Systems
  • LAWS6034 Criminal Liability***
  • LAWS6044 Environmental Law and Policy**
  • LAWS6045 Environmental Planning Law**
  • LAWS6066 Discretion in Criminal Justice***
  • LAWS6112 Law of Tax Administration**
  • LAWS6161 International Human Rights**
  • LAWS6167 International Law II**
  • LAWS6243 International Law I**
  • LAWS6877 Mental Illness: Law & Policy***
  • LAWS6985 Indigenous Peoples & Criminal Justice***
  • MECO6901 Dealing with the Media
  • MECO6912 Political Public Relations
  • MECO6913 Public Opinion, Policy and the Public Sphere
  • MKTG5001 Marketing Principles
  • MKTG6003 Marketing Strategy
  • MKTG6206 Regulatory Environment and Ethics
  • PMGT5871 Project Process Planning and Control
  • PMGT5873 Project Economics and Finance
  • PMGT5875 Project Innovation Management
  • PMGT5876 Strategic Delivery of Change
  • PMGT5877 Management of Project Organisations
  • PMGT5879 Strategic Portfolio and Program Management
  • PMGT5888 Global Project Management
  • PMGT5889 Integrated Cost and Scheduling Control
  • PMGT5891 Project Risk Management
  • PMGT6869 Advanced Knowledge in Project Management
  • PUBH5017 Public Health Program Evaluation
  • PUBH5114 Alcohol and Drug Use and Health*
  • PUBH5302 Health Economic Evaluation*
  • PUBH5416 Vaccines and Public Health*
  • SCWK6902 Social Research
  • SUST5001 Introduction to Sustainability
  • SUST5002 Food and Water Security
  • SUST5004 Populations and Health
  • SUST5005 Policy and Sustainability
  • TPTM6450 Transport Policy
  • WORK5002 People, Work and Employment
  • WORK5003 Management and Organisations
  • WORK6001 Organisational Analysis and Behaviour
  • WORK6017 Human Resource Strategies
  • WORK6026 Organisational Change and Development
  • WORK6111 Management Consulting

Note

For timetable information please check the University of Sydney Timetables page for details.

For unit of study information please check the Unit of Study Handbook for details.

For information relating to units of study in the Summer and Winter School programs, including timetable and assessment, refer to The Sydney Summer School.

Many units have either prerequisites or require permission from the unit co-ordinator prior to enrolment. Prerequisites may be waived due to previous study or work experience.

* Permission is required from Director, GSG, for any of these subjects

** Students are required to hold an undergraduate degree in law.

***Students wishing to take criminology units will be assessed on an individual basis prior to enrolment.


This list was last updated on 8 May 2013.