• Offered by School of Regulation and Global Governance
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject RegNet
  • Areas of interest Law, Policy Studies, Sociology
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Aleks Deejay
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2021
    Second Semester 2021
    See Future Offerings

This course is available for in-person and remote (online) learning. Remote (online) and in-person students participate together in the same class.

This course is a vehicle for offering highly capable students the opportunity to work with an academic supervisor to produce an extended piece of research, or a policy paper, or a series of academic blogs that are of equivalent academic standard and quality in the fields of regulation and governance.

If you would like to enrol in this course please submit the following Expression of Interest form

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Produce a sustained argument on an issue of importance in the field of regulation and governance
  2. Craft a piece of persuasive writing in the chosen genre that is of publishable quality
  3. Apply the conventions of mentored writing
  4. Demonstrate the skills required to collaborate with a supervisor and mentor in order to lift the quality of the professional work product being produced

Indicative Assessment

  1. Research and writing plan and outline (1000 words) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
  2. Academic paper or policy brief or series of academic blogs, of publishable quality (7000 words) (80) [LO 1,2,3,4]

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.


The course will be delivered through individual meetings with an academic supervisor over the course of the teaching period. The required workload, including research, will be approximately 130 hours.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the School of Regulation and Global Governance to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Prescribed Texts


Preliminary Reading

To be customised to the individual student's interest and approved topic.


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $4410
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2021 $5880
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
3043 22 Feb 2021 01 Mar 2021 31 Mar 2021 28 May 2021 In Person View

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6047 26 Jul 2021 02 Aug 2021 14 Sep 2021 29 Oct 2021 In Person View

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