Units of Study

GSOG6007 - Research Project

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Director, GSG


This unit consists of a 5000 word research essay under the guidance of a supervisor from GSG. Usually students will use this unit to expand on a topic covered in a core or elective unit. Entry into this unit is not automatic, and requires the student to identify and gain agreement from an available staff member to supervise the proposed topic. The student must demonstrate sufficient existing knowledge in the area based on a combination of previous studies and work experience.


1200wd proposal (0%), 5000wd essay (100%)


Meetings with academic supervisor

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Units of Study - By Program

Master of Public Administration, Graduate Diploma in Public Administration, Graduate Certificate in Public Adminstration

Students complete core units: GSOG6001, GSOG6002, GSOG6003, GSOG6004;
Capstone units: GSOG6005 or GSOG6006.
Electives: GSOG6007, GSOG6008 or those listed in Table B.

ANZSOG Executive Master of Public Administration

Students admitted and enrolled into the EMPA program before 2015 complete the following units of study.
Core units: ANZG6006, ANZG6007, ANZG6008, ANZG6009, ANZG6010, ANZG6011;
Capstone unit: ANZG6012;
Mandatory Finance elective: GSOG6004;
Electives: GSOG6003, GSGO6007, GSOG6008 or those listed in Table B.

Students admitted and enrolled from 2015 are to complete an additional core unit, Managing Public Sector Organisations, and as their capstone unit, Work Based Project (12 credit points).