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Graduate Diploma of Public Policy

A single one year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

DPP
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
  • Field of Education
    • Studies in Human Society not e
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
  • Field of Education
    • Studies in Human Society not e

Program Requirements

The Graduate Diploma of Public Policy requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from completion of courses listed in one of the following Masters Degrees:

MCLCH Master of Climate Change

MEREC Master of Environmental and Resource Economics

MEMDV Master of Environmental Management and Development

MIDEC Master of International and Development Economics

MPUAD Master of Public Administration

MPUBP Master of Public Policy

Admission Requirements

The Graduate Diploma of Public Policy is an exit Award only and is not available for direct admission.

 

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 Graduate Diploma of Public Policy is an exit Award only and is not available for direct admission.

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

On successful completion of the degree, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of key debates and thinking in the field of public policy, in Australia and globally
  2. Engage in debates and analysis of public policy issues and practical challenges across diverse contexts
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methodologies relevant to the field of public policy
  4. Analyse, synthesise and communicate policy problems from multiple perspectives
  5. Develop policy recommendations in response to problems in changing policy environments
  6. Understand challenges relating to management, implementation and evaluation of public policies and respond to these
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