PP409E Half Unit
Public Policy in Practice Workshop III (EMPA)
This information is for the 2021/22 session.
Sir Charles Bean and Dr Daniel Berliner
This course is compulsory on the Executive Master of Public Administration. This course is not available as an outside option.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
The policy workshop applies the analytical tools that are taught in the week-long modules of the Executive MPA to specific policy areas. Teaching is based on a series of case studies. The case studies are taught by specialists in a particular policy area and are complemented with group working sessions by the students and presentations by policy practitioners involved in the policy area.
A three-day modular teaching block. This course is delivered as a combination of classes and lectures delivered over three days. This year, some or all of this teaching may be delivered through a combination of virtual classes and lectures delivered as online videos.
One optional mock policy exercise will be provided.
Readings that are specific to each policy area will be distributed at the beginning of the course
Essay (100%, 2000 words).
Assessment will consist of a 2,000 word reflective essay due 10 days after module teaching concludes. Further details will be provided at the Executive MPA programme induction.
Course selection videos
Some departments have produced short videos to introduce their courses. Please refer to the course selection videos index page for further information.
Important information in response to COVID-19
Please note that during 2021/22 academic year some variation to teaching and learning activities may be required to respond to changes in public health advice and/or to account for the differing needs of students in attendance on campus and those who might be studying online. For example, this may involve changes to the mode of teaching delivery and/or the format or weighting of assessments. Changes will only be made if required and students will be notified about any changes to teaching or assessment plans at the earliest opportunity.
Department: School of Public Policy
Total students 2020/21: Unavailable
Average class size 2020/21: Unavailable
Controlled access 2020/21: No
Value: Half Unit
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