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.
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.
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Requisite and Incompatibility
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.
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- 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.
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|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|