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Master of Public Policy/Master of Public Policy ANU - U Tokyo

A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

MPP
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Academic plan MPPAU
  • CRICOS code 093289G
  • Field of Education
    • Policy Studies
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Academic plan MPPAU
  • CRICOS code 093289G
  • Field of Education
    • Policy Studies
Master of Public Policy/Master of Public Policy ANU - U Tokyo

The Master of Public Policy at ANU provides the unique opportunity to articulate with Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo to complete a double degree. These degrees draw on strong research and collaboration connections between the two institutions. The double degree aims to prepare you for an innovative career in public policy in the Asia-Pacific region. At the ANU the MPP will provide students with an introduction to the latest disciplinary policy debates in the social sciences and, with a mixture of theory and practice, to build the analytical tools and knowledge necessary for high quality policy analysis. The year at GrasPP adds the opportunity to gain perspectives on public policy skills and knowledge in one of the most influential public policy schools in Japan and the region.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

<p>This program is available for applications to commence from</p> Second Semester, 2017

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the skills and knowledge to:

1.    Demonstrate deep knowledge and understanding of key debates and thinking in the field of public policy, in Australia, Japan and the Asia-Pacific region, and globally

2.    Reflect critically on and engage in key theoretical debates in the field of public policy

3.    Engage influentially in debates and analysis of public policy issues and practical challenges across cultural, developmental and institutional contexts

4.    Demonstrate knowledge of research principles and both qualitative and quantitative methodologies relevant to the field of public policy

5.    Identify and apply appropriate research methods to public policy challenges

6.    Analyse, synthesise and communicate complex, political and institutional policy problems from multiple perspectives

7.    Develop innovative policy recommendations to complex problems in changing policy environments

8.    Understand challenges relating to management, implementation and evaluation of public policies and respond to these in innovative ways
 

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with at least 3 years' work experience in public policy.

All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students

Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$39,024.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Program Requirements

The Master of Public Policy/Master of Public Policy double degree requires completion of 24-25 credits from University of Tokyo and 48 units from The Australian National University, which must consist of:

48 units from completion of courses offered by The Australian National University:

48 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

POGO8012 Governance and Institutions

POGO8016 The Economic Way of Thinking 1

POGO8019 The Economic Way of Thinking 2

POGO8024 Social Policy, Society and Change

POGO8062 Public Sector Management

POGO8072 Development Theories and Themes

POGO8090 Making and Evaluating Policy

POGO8117 Program Management

 

24-25 credits from completion of courses offered by University of Tokyo:

Either:

5 credits from completion of courses from the following list:

5113061 Statistical Methods (4 credits)

5113065 Practice Session for Statistical Methods (1 credit)  

 

Or:

5 credits from completion of courses from the following list:

5113074 Econometrics for Public Policy (4 credits)

5113075 Practice Session for Econometrics for Public Policy (1 credit)  

 

Or:

4 credits from completion of courses from the following list:

2912011 Econometrics I (2 credits)

291202 Econometrics II (2 credits)

 

2 credits from completion of courses from the following list:

5113200 Economic Analysis of Public Policy (2credits)

5112250 Introduction to Social Science (2 credits)

 

2 credits from completion of courses from the following list:

5113200 Economic Analysis of Public Policy (2credits)

5112250 Introduction to Social Science (2 credits)

 

2 credits from completion of courses from the following list:

5122206 Domestic Foundations of International Politics/International Political Economy (2 credits)

5122400 Global governance (2 credits)

5123262 Asian Economic Development and Integration (2 credits)

 

A maximum of 12 credits from completion of any graduate courses at Graduate School of Public Policy.

 

A minimum of 4 credits from completion of Case Study courses, which may contribute to meeting any requirements for University of Tokyo listed above.

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