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Graduate Certificate of Public Policy

A single graduate award offered by the Crawford School of Public Policy

  • Minimum 24 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Academic plan 6192XGCPPP
  • CRICOS code 013138G
  • Minimum 24 Units
First year student? There’s more information about enrolling in your degree.
  • Academic plan 6192XGCPPP
  • CRICOS code 013138G

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certificate of Public Policy requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of courses in any of the following subject areas:

CRWF Crawford School of Public Policy

EMDV Environmental Management Development

IDEC International and Development Economics

POGO Policy and Governance

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree or international equivalent.

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

Cognate disciplines

Anthropology, Applied Economics, Biodiversity Conservation, Development Studies, Economic Policy, Econometrics, Economics, Engineering, Geography, Human Ecology, Mathematics, Policy Studies, Political Economy, Political Sciences, Policy Studies, Population Studies, Resource Management and Environmental Science, Sociology, Statistics, Sustainability Science, Sustainable Development

Annual indicative fee for domestic students

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Annual indicative fee for international students

For further information on International Tuition Fees see:


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.

The Graduate Certificate of Public Policy provides knowledge and professional skills for those who wish to broaden and deepen their general or technical skills in public policy. The Graduate Certificate provides students with a wide menu of choice of Crawford School master degree courses. Students who are thinking of later proceeding on to a Master degree should consider the course-selection requirements appropriate to the various Master degrees. Course advising is available to help with these choices.

Career Options

ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.

The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion.  It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of foundational issues in the field of public policy, in Australia and globally
  2. Reflect critically on public policy issues and practical challenges in diverse contexts
  3. Demonstrate familiarity with research principles relevant to the field of public policy
  4. Identify appropriate analysis and research methods for public policy challenges
  5. Analyse political, technical or institutional policy problems from multiple perspectives
  6. Develop and communicate policy analysis or recommendations in changing policy environments
  7. Understand challenges relating to management, implementation and evaluation of public policies

Academic Advice

If you are having difficulty enrolling online and would like further information about your program's requirements, you can get in touch with TG Yew, who is the main point of contact for your program.

Further enrolment information can also be found in the program requirements section of the Programs and Courses website.

If you have any issues enrolling yourself through ISIS please contact us on 6125 5536.

Do you want to talk to someone before enrolling?

Contact TG Yew (Program Coordinator ) at

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