Course Description

This course is no longer open for Admission.

The Diploma of Public Policy is offered at the Hobart campus, the Launceston campus and via flexible delivery. It can be undertaken on part-time basis over 1.5 years or a maximum of 4 consecutive years. Students may enrol for semester 1 or semester 2 entry.

The Diploma offers undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain a career relevant qualification in public policy, which will enhance their Bachelor degree. It will introduce students to the fundamental components of our political system and the theory and practice of policy making in Australia. It focuses on the contemporary topics of governance and public policy analysis and aims to develop students' understanding of the political, social, economic and organisational processes that shape public policy.



Duration

1.5 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 71.6% (national average 75.7%)
Improved skills: 79.1% (national average 83.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 83.1% (national average 85.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of Tasmania. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 59.3% (national average 61.3%)
Studying full time: 42.5% (national average 32.0%)
Median full time salary: $70,000 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

University of Tasmania Code: R2F

Entry Requirements

Applicants are expected to meet the normal requirements set by the University for entry to degree courses. There are also several categories of special Admission Requirements.



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