Course highlights

This course equips students with applied knowledge in data analytics, fundamental economic modelling and communication of policy analysis and evaluation to a wide range of audiences.

  • Learn practical skills to deliver constructive policies
  • Gain multidisciplinary policy knowledge
  • Understand how to respond to contemporary challenges
  • Harness the power of data to leverage policy
  • Learn in-demand skills in data analytics
  • Study online around your life and work

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Overview

Public policy is where lasting change is made.

The Graduate Certificate in Policy Evaluation is designed for professionals working and aiming to work in the government, non-government, intelligence, health or social sectors. Drawing on the expertise of leading practitioners and policy specialists, the course equips students with applied knowledge in data analytics, fundamental economic modelling and communication of policy analysis and evaluation.

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QUICK FACTS

  • icon-online-study   4 units | 7 weeks each
  • icon-online-study  8 months* part-time
  • icon-online-study   Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Oct
  • icon-online-study  $3,287.50 per unit, FEE-HELP available

*Dependent on individual study path and unit availability. Please speak to a Student Adviser for more information.

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Our practical, supported and accelerated online courses are designed to deliver outcomes that create real impact and inspire real change in the world around us. UC postgraduate courses are not only delivered online – they are career-relevant and designed for demand so you can apply your learning faster.

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Learning outcomes

  • Build skills in policy analysis
    Learn to analyse complex issues surrounding the formation, implementation and evaluation of public policy, and the institutional and organisational contexts that shape the policy-making process.

  • Understand data analytics and public policy
    Analyse and communicate approaches to complex problems while engaging in politically aware and evidence-based policy design.

  • Gain experience in evaluation
    Discover how to judiciously apply data analysis and key modelling tools and techniques to inform the policy-making process.

  • Strengthen your communication
    Develop the effective communication skills required to disseminate policy positions, policy recommendations, policy research and analysis to a range of relevant audiences.

Graduate Certificate
Description of the Course + 4 Number of units or continue studying

The UTS Master of Health Services Management prepares leaders in health and social care who want to drive change and create safer, higher value and more equitable health systems and services. 

Graduate Diploma
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics. 

Master of Health Services Management
All subjects from the Graduate Certificate + 8 subjects from the Master of Health Services Management

The UTS Master of Health Services Management prepares leaders in health and social care who want to drive change and create safer, higher value and more equitable health systems and services.