- 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
Public policy is where lasting change is made.
The University of Canberra’s online Master of Public Policy course will give you the practical skills required to put the public at the heart of public policy with capabilities in research, report writing, briefings, policy planning and stakeholder management. As you learn, you will develop, grow and apply multidisciplinary knowledge to complex and critical issues relevant to the needs of a changing and dynamic public sector in Australia.
- 12 units | 7 weeks each
- 2 years* part-time
- Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Oct
- $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.
The University of Canberra is an ambitious university for ambitious people.
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.
#1 in the world for reducing inequalities.1
#2 young university in Australia.2
1Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, 2021 2THE, 2021
Practical public policy skills
Grow and apply your knowledge of policy across the expansive public realm as you learn to address complex and critical issues relevant to the public sector.
Diverse, multidisciplinary knowledge
Gain the ability to address dynamic and pressing policy challenges that span disciplines, departments, sectors and levels of government.
In-demand data analytics skills
Learn how to critically analyse and understand relevant data analyses and fundamental economic modelling, and how to apply these to policy-making.
Contemporary learning practices
Develop critical skills including leadership, co-design and communication to drive policy impact across a range of contemporary issues.