- Length 1 year full-time
- Minimum 48 Units
- Academic plan MEMPP
- Post Nominal MExecPubPol
- CRICOS code 095622F
Mode of delivery
- In Person
Field of Education
- Policy Studies
- Academic contact
The Executive Master of Public Policy requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:
18 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:
POGO8504 Governing Contemporary Public Policy
POGO8505 Leading and Influencing Public Policy
POGO8506 Strategic Policymaking
A minimum 6 units from completion of the following courses:
POGO8500 Evidence and Analysis in Public Policy
POGO8096 Policy Research
POGO8025 Social Policy Analysis
A maximum 24 units from completion of courses from the following list:
POGO8140 Practice-Based Project
CRWF7000 Applied Policy Project
CRWF7002 Policy Field School
POGO8035 Research Project
POGO8081 Economics for Government
POGO8044 Global Social Policy
POGO8045 International Policy Making in the Shadow of the Future
POGO8048 Public Finance
POGO8057 Managing Government Finances
POGO8138 Science, Technology and Public Policy
POGO8083 Policy Advocacy
POGO8084 Principles of Social Policy
POGO8136 Participating in Public Policy: Citizen Engagement and Public Talk
POGO8210 Case Studies in Economic Policy
POGO8004 Poverty Reduction
POGO8015 Foreign Direct Investment Policy
POGO8212 Energy Politics and Governance
POGO8213 The Global Trading System
EMDV8018 Resources, Environment and Politics in Australia
ANTH8028 Social Impact Assessment: Theory and Methods
EMDV8007 Environmental Policy and Communications
EMDV8081 Domestic Climate Change Policy and Economics
EMDV8082 Food Wars: Food Security and Agricultural Policy
EMDV8124 Disaster Risk Reduction and Management
NSPO8006 National Security Policymaking
NSPO8028 History for Policymakers
A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0.
A minimum of seven years work experience in public policy in government, for profit or not for profit organisations
English language requirements
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.
a. Applicants must provide a curriculum vitae and two references that show:
i. Demonstrated management experience; and
ii Demonstrated commitment to an executive career in public policy
b. In addition provide a statement of purpose that addresses the applicants commitment to an executive career in public policy.
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
For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees
- Annual indicative fee for international students
For further information on International Tuition Fees see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments/international-tuition-fees
All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)
The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.
For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments
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 degree offers senior managers engaged in public policy within or outside government the opportunity to build skills and knowledge for governing and leading ethically in a global world. It is designed to strengthen and stretch you capacity to be an executive leader working in complex and dynamic policy environments. Throughout the EMPP degree you will reflect on your extensive policy experience, drawing on relevant scholarly debates on leadership and strategic policy-making in contemporary governance. The degree strengthens your capacity for effective executive leadership in public policy particularly in analytic, strategic and reflective thinking. You will be equipped with cutting-edge conceptual and analytical tools, as well as skills in policy communication and persuasion. The one year Executive Masters degree offers a unique cohort experience in high-quality education at Australia’s leading public policy school. Designed and taught by world class public policy scholars from the ANU’s Crawford School, this Masters degree is delivered through a mix of case-based, interactive and intensive modes of teaching.
ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.
We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of the key debates and thinking about governing in a global context
- Exercise ethical and responsible leadership in making and implementing public policy
- Manage strategic policymaking, implementation, and evaluation processes in complex and changing environments
- Employ high-level analytical skills to evaluate policy challenges and policy outcomes
- Influence debates and analysis of public policy issues and practical challenges across diverse cultural, developmental and institutional contexts
- Communicate strategically with a range of other actors inside and outside government
Information on inherent requirement is currently not available for this program.