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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
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Academic plan MPPAU
  • CRICOS code 093289G

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:

POGO8016 The Economic Way of Thinking 1
POGO8062 Public Sector Management
POGO8081 Economics for Government
POGO8096 Policy Research
POGO8401 Foundations of Public Policy
POGO8402 Political and Institutional Architecture of Public Policy
POGO8403 Cases in Contemporary Public Policy
POGO8500 Evidence and Analysis in Public Policy

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)

And:

Economics Stream:

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

A minimum of 8 credits from completion of Case Study courses, which may contribute to meeting any requirements for University of Tokyo listed above.

Or:

Public Management and International Relations Stream
2 credits from completion of courses from the following list:

5112260 Introduction to International Politics (2 credits)
5112111 International Conflict Study (2 credits)
5112195 Field Seminar in International Relations (2 credits)

And:

A maximum of 14 credits from the following list of Public Management, International Relations, Law courses:

Public Management

5122392 Comparative Political Parties and Elections (2 credits)
5112191 Policy Process and Negotiation (2 credits)
5112131 Science, Technology and Public Policy (2 credits)
5112220 Governance and Development (2 credits)
5112211 Comparative Analysis of Japanese Economic Policy-Making Process (2 credits)
5122389 Boom, Bust, and Beyond: the Political Economy of Development in East Asia (2 credits)

International Relations

5112260 Introduction to International Politics (2 credits)
5112111 International Conflict Study (2 credits)
5112195 Field Seminar in International Relations (2 credits)
512206 International Relations and Political Regimes (2 credits)
5112181 Modern Japanese Diplomacy (2 credits)
5112270 Security Studies (2 credits)
5122158 Insurgency and Counterinsurgency (2 credits)
5122201-1 Contemporary Chinese Politics (2 credits)
5122201-2 Contemporary Chinese Diplomacy (2 credits)
5122236 International Politics in East Asia (2 credits)
5122157 Conflict Prevention and Post Conflict Politics (2 credits)
5122400 Global Governance (2 credits)
5122135 New Dimensions of Security in the Risk Age (2 credits)
5122159 Transformation of Warfare and Technology (2 credits)
5122136 U.S. Diplomacy toward Asia (2 credits)
5122241 Asia-Pacific Security (2 credits)

Law

5111190 Law and Public Policy (2 credits)
5121496 Public International Law and Domestic Implementation (2 credits)

Completion of a minimum of 8 credits from completion of Case Study courses, which may contribute to meeting any requirements for University of Tokyo listed above.

 

Admission Requirements

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

English Language Requirements

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

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.

Annual indicative fee for domestic students
$32,256.00

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

Annual indicative fee for international students
$45,864.00

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.

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.

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
 

Further Information

Please note:
To apply for this program you must be currently enrolled in the Master of Public Policy. Further information about this degree can be found at: 
http://programsandcourses.anu.edu.au/2018/program/MPUPP
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