• Offered by Crawford School of Public Policy
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Policy and Governance
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Winter Session 2022
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This course is available for in-person and remote (online) learning.

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Executive Master of Public Administration.

This course introduces and examines quantitative reasoning techniques for addressing policy problems, including probabilistic analysis, sampling, data analysis and statistical inference, decision making under uncertainty, modelling, and constrained optimisation. It also considers qualitative research techniques including formulating research questions and objectives, research ethics, data collection techniques, and the analysis and evaluation of qualitative data. The course is practically oriented towards identifying strategies for data collection and principles for critically evaluating the data collected by others.

Indicative Assessment

1.A short (1 hour) mid-term exam, worth 20% of the marks.
2.An individual assignment of up to 2000 words, worth 40% of the marks.
3.A 2-hour end-of term exam, worth 40% of the marks.

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.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying Executive Master of Public Administration.

Fees

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:
14
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.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 $4200
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2022 $6000
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.

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4206 30 Jun 2022 14 Jul 2022 22 Jul 2022 12 Aug 2022 Online N/A

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