Policy Studies

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Policy Studies

Core Units

EDPA6018
Social Policy Process
6      Semester 2
SCWK6948
Social Policy Frameworks
6      Semester 1
SCWK6949
Global Social Policy
6      Semester 2

Elective Units

SCWK6902
Social Research
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SCWK6910
Working with Communities
6      Semester 1
SCWK6917
Practice Development
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
SCWK6918
Debates in Human Services Management
6      Semester 2
SCWK6943
Practice Theory Development
6      Semester 2
SCWK6944
Dying, Death and Mourning
6      Semester 2
SCWK6952
Critical Perspectives on Mental Health
6      Semester 2
EDPA6016
Organisations as Learning Communities

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Semester 1
EDPB5016
Global Poverty, Social Policy and Ed
6      Semester 2
EDPK5003
Developing a Research Project
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone units

EDPZ6724
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPZ6725
Dissertation Part 2
6    P EDPZ6724

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPZ6720
Dissertation
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
EDPZ6730
Special Project 1
6    P 24 credit points of units
Semester 1
Semester 2
SCWK6908
Authorised Independent Study and Report
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units from other faculties

Master of Policy Studies students may select up to two units of study from the following selected units of policy orientated study. Students in the Graduate Diploma in Policy Studies may select up to one unit of study from this list.
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
SCLG6916
Indigenous Rights - Global Issues
6      Semester 2
School of Law
LAWS6257
Public Policy
6    N LAWS6139 or LAWS6042 or LAWS6113 or LAWS6984


Core unit for MALP students.
Intensive September
Faculty of Medicine, School of Public Health
HPOL5003
Analysing Health Policy
6      Semester 2