MC216 - Master of Public Policy

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RMIT program code: MC216
Plan name: Master of Public Policy
Plan code: MC216
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 079593F

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

To graduate, you must complete 12 core courses and 3 electives, as specified in the program structure. Your electives must be selected from the elective streams set out in the program structure.

If you are unsure how to enrol please contact the program manager for advice. 

Please note that all courses listed may not be available each semester. Elective courses in particular are rotated and may not be available every year.

Delivery modes

Face-to-face (FF) classes require classroom attendance.

Internet (INT) classes are taught online.

Intensive (ISV) classes do not have classes every week, and instead they may run classes over several weekends or Fri-Sat-Sun.

Be sure to choose the delivery mode that best suits your timetable. If the course is co-coded, choose the mode that best suits you.

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Year One of Program

You must complete 8 core courses. 

Twice Yearly Offerings

Some courses are offered in both semesters. You only need to enrol in one offering of a course. Please note that some courses may be offered online (INT) in one semester and face to face (FF) in another semester.

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Policy: Concepts, Debates and Practices12POLI1107City Campus2601 (FF)2565 (FF)
Global Governance12POLI1099City Campus2677 (INT)
2920 (ISV)
2643 (ISV)
Social and Political Theory12HUSO2075City Campus3069 (FF)
3070 (INT)
2992 (INT)
Policy Making12POLI1052City Campus2614 (FF)
Social Policy12POLI1051City Campus2632 (INT)2607 (FF)
Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus2616 (FF)
2618 (INT)
2585 (FF)
2586 (INT)
Policy Design and Implementation12POLI1108City Campus3096 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Program Option Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Indigenous Policy12POLI1101City Campus2555 (FF)
2556 (INT)
Policy Futures12POLI1096City Campus2987 (FF)
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

You must complete 4 core courses and 3 electives. Your electives should be selected from the streams listed below.

Twice Yearly Offerings

Some courses are offered in both semesters. You only need to enrol in one offering of a course. Please note that some courses may be offered online (INT) in one semester and face to face (FF) in another semester.

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Policy Impact: Monitoring and Evaluating12POLI1109City Campus2613 (FF)2583 (FF)
Evidence, Policy and Practice12POLI1095City Campus2591 (FF)
Ethics, Values and Public Policy12POLI1065City Campus2552 (INT)
Integrated Policy and Research Project24YesPOLI1100City Campus2600 (FF)2562 (FF)
AND
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Select and Complete Thirty Six (36) credit points from any of the following Option Clusters: Research:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Masters Minor Thesis 112YesHUSO2351City Campus2611 (FF)2575 (FF)
Masters Minor Thesis 212YesHUSO2352City Campus2612 (FF)2576 (FF)
Masters Minor Thesis24YesHUSO2350City Campus2610 (FF)2574 (FF)
OR

Public Policy

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Indigenous Policy12POLI1101City Campus2555 (FF)
2556 (INT)
Policy Futures12POLI1096City Campus2987 (FF)
Sociology of Social Problems12HUSO2344City Campus2613 (FF)
Environmental Policy and Governance12ENVI1127City Campus2597 (INT)
2598 (FF)
OR

Human Services

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Advocacy and Social Action12HUSO2069City Campus2639 (FF)
Conflict Resolution and Mediation12ARCH1271City Campus2845 (ISV)
Discourses of Care, Control and Protection12YesHWSS2211City Campus2846 (ISV)
Working with Violence and Abuse12YesHWSS2159City Campus2660 (FF)
Group and Community Work Strategies12HWSS2213City Campus2647 (FF)
OR

Urban and Regional Planning

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Strategic Planning issues12ARCH1261City Campus2582 (FF)
2583 (INT)
Natural Resource Management12ARCH1482City Campus2617 (FF)
3538 (INT)
Statutory Planning12ENVI1134City Campus2601 (FF)
2602 (INT)
Critical Urban Issues: Resilience12HUSO2204City Campus2856 (FF)
OR

Environment Stream

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Climate Change Responses12ENVI1222City Campus2635 (FF)
2636 (INT)
Sustainable water management12ARCH1266City Campus2586 (FF)
Sustainability, Governance and Social Change12YesENVI1169City Campus2629 (FF)
2630 (INT)
OR

International Development and Global Studies Stream

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Gender in Development12HUSO2085City Campus2642 (INT)
2862 (ISV)
International Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Assistance12SOCU2234City Campus2655 (INT)
2863 (ISV)
Governance and Democracy in Development12HUSO2073City Campus2647 (FF)
2648 (INT)
OR

Justice and Legal Studies Stream

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Criminal Law12YesLAW2394City Campus24782392
Introduction to Applied Human Rights12YesHUSO2286City Campus2637 (FF)
Applied Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples12HUSO2295City Campus2534 (FF)
Critical Criminology12YesJUST2264City Campus2789 (FF)
2790 (INT)
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Program Structure Enquiries & Enrolment Advice

Sharon Andrews, Program Manager

Email: sharon.andrews@rmit.edu.au 

Ph: (03) 9925 8239

Administrative Enquiries

Email: guss.pgrd@rmit.edu.au 

 

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School of Global, Urban & Social Studies

Ph: (03) 9925 2328

Reception: Building 37, Level 2 (411 Swanston Street, Melbourne)

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