Master of Policy Studies

Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Timetable

Times and locations of lectures and tutorials can be found on the timetable pages.

Course requirements

To qualify for the award of Master of Policy Studies, a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:

  • a minimum of 12 credit points of core units; and
  • a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units; and
  • a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units offered by other faculties.

To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma in Policy Studies, a candidate must complete 36 credit points, including:

  • a minimum of 12 credit points of core units; and
  • a maximum of 6 credit points of elective units offered by other faculties.

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Policy Studies, a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:

  • a minimum of 12 credit points of core units.

Please note: The availability of units of study, particularly electives, may vary from year to year.

Core units of study

Elective units of study (within the faculty)

Elective units of study (offered by other faculties)

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Social Policy
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health

Capstone units of study

Master’s candidates must complete SCWK6908 or the Special Project (6 credit points) or the Dissertation (12 credit points), normally in the final semester of enrolment.