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Graduate Certificate of Regulation and Governance

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

CREGO
  • Minimum 24 Units
  • Minimum 24 Units

Program Requirements

The Graduate Certificate of Regulation and Governance requires completion of 24 units, which must consist of:



6 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

REGN8050 The Policy and Practice of Regulation


A minimum 18 units from completion of the following courses on Regulation and Governance:

REGN8001 Methods in Interdisciplinary Research

REGN8002 Governance and Social Theory

REGN8005 Restorative Justice in the World

REGN8052 Regulation and Governance

REGN8012 Special Topics in Criminology, Justice and Regulation

Admission Requirements

At a minimum, all applicants must meet program-specific academic/non-academic requirements, and English language requirements. Admission to most ANU programs is on a competitive basis. Therefore, meeting all admission requirements does not automatically guarantee entry.

 

Applicants who do not hold a bachelor degree or an international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4/7 may apply to admission based on

(a) a minimum of 5 years' work experience in a role that has responsibility for organization-level or public, private or NGO sector-wide regulatory system design and/or monitoring and compliance and/or enforcement (an employer statement of service and evidence of the work experience will be required); or

(b) a minimum of 10 years' work experience in one or more roles at ANZSCO Skill Level 1. These roles need not relate directly to regulation and/or governance.  Most occupations at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1)


In line with the university's admissions policy and strategic plan, an assessment for admission may include competitively ranking applicants on the basis of specific academic achievement, English language proficiency and diversity factors.

 

Academic achievement & English language proficiency

The minimum academic requirement for full entry and enrolment is a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4/7.

If required, competitive ranking may further be confirmed on the basis of applicants demonstrating higher-level English language proficiency.

 

Diversity factors

As Australia’s national university, ANU is global representative of Australian research and education. ANU endeavours to recruit and maintain a diverse and deliberate student cohort representative not only of Australia, but the world. In order to achieve these outcomes, competitive ranking of applicants may be adjusted to ensure access to ANU is a reality for brilliant students from countries across the globe.

 

Assessment of qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met.

 

Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au

 

ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications

 

Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.

Credit Granted

Not applicable to Graduate Certificates.

Cognate Disciplines

Anthropology, Criminology, Development Studies, International Relations, Law, Political Science, Policy Studies, Psychology, Security Studies, Sociology, Business Studies.

Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)

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

Annual indicative fee for international students
$23,040.00

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.

This program is designed to help individual professionals and their organisations understand and apply contemporary Australian and international approaches to effective regulation and governance. Thematic issues covered include regulatory complexity, risk assessment, responsiveness, compliance, technology and regulation, and managing stakeholders. It is designed for people who manage regulatory portfolios and projects in government, business or NGO settings -- or who will do so in future. It supports professionals who work with regulatory stakeholders, including business and industry, Territory, State and Federal government agencies, the legislature, community actors and the media. Adopting an applied approach, the program uses case studies, hands-on assessments and examples of regulatory excellence from Australia, Europe, North America and Asia and the Pacific.

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.

This program is available for applications to commence from First Semester, 2020

Employment Opportunities

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and are among the most sought after worldwide. This program is designed for professionals who are engaged in designing, implementing or enforcing regulatory systems within Australia, Asia or the Pacific, as well as those seeking to enter the field of professional regulation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of foundational issues in the fields of regulation and governance, in Australia and globally

  2. Reflect critically on regulatory policy issues and practical challenges of regulatory governance in diverse contexts

  3. Demonstrate familiarity with research principles relevant to the fields of regulation and governance

  4. Identify appropriate analysis and research methods for regulatory policy challenges

  5. Analyse political, technical or institutional regulatory policy problems from interdisciplinary perspectives

  6. Develop and communicate regulatory policy analysis or recommendations in changing political, social and policy environments

  7. Understand challenges relating to design, management, implementation and evaluation of regulatory policies

Inherent Requirements

Information on inherent requirements is currently not available for this program.

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