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HPP202

Enrolment
Unit Code
Unit Title
HIR201 Great Power Foreign Policies
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR202 International Security
HIR203 International Relations of Asia
HIR204 Order, Violence and Justice
HIR205 Australian Foreign Policy
HIR206 Espionage, Terror and Global Disorder
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR207 Global Political Economy
(Not Offered 2013)
HIR208 International Cooperation
HIR209 Third World Development Politics
HIR210 Global Environmental Governance
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP201 Understanding Governance
HPP202 Understanding Public Policy
HPP203 Australian Politics
HPP204 Washington to Westminster: Comparative Politics
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP205 Business-Government Relations
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP206 Green Politics, Parties and Governance
HPP207 Policing and Governance
HPP208 Sustainable Community Governance
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP209 Political Activism and Community Engagement
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP210 Media and Politics
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP211 Social Policy in Welfare States
HPP212 Australian Environmental Politics and Policy
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP213 Landmarks in Political Science
HPP214 Antarctic and Oceans Policy
HPP215 American Politics
HPP220 Women, Politics and Power
HPP221 Sex. Drugs and Toxic Waste: The Politics of Risk and Regulation
HPP303 Australian Politics
HPP304 Washington to Westminster: Comparative Politics
(Not Offered 2013)
HPP307 Policing and Governance
HSP200 Special Topic in Policing
HSP220 Risk Management: Interpersonal Violence
HSP221 Risk Management: Property Loss
HSP222 Contemporary Social Issues and 'At Risk' Populations A
HSP223 Investigation Social Behaviour B
HSP224 Social Conflict Resolution B
HSP230 Risk Management: Interpersonal Violence
HSP231 Risk Management: Property Loss
HSP232 Contemporary Social Issues and 'At Risk' Populations A
HSP233 Investigation Social Behaviour B
HSP234 Social Conflict Resolution B

2013 HPP202 Understanding Public Policy

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPP302

SPECIAL NOTE: second year core unit for Public Policy major

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HPP202 H
Distance(H,L,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 H On Campus 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 I Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 L Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 N Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013
Sem 2 W Distance 15-JUL-2013 10-AUG-2013 02-SEP-2013 18-OCT-2013

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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DESCRIPTION

Examines the initiation, development, implementation and evaluation of public policy. The unit takes a policy cycle approach and discusses opportunities and difficulties associated with public policy-making. The first section of the unit examines conceptual approaches to public policy. The second section studies key areas of the policy process: agenda setting, policy development, implementation and evaluation. The final section examines public consultation, and questions of reform within the public policy process. The unit introduces students to practical elements of policy design and implementation and focuses on the way in which policy is developed.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 200 level: 500-word paper (10%), 2,500-word assignment (40%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)

300 level: 500-word paper (10%), 3,000-word assignment (40%), tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Int: 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;
Dist. Ed: web-based delivery of 13 lectures, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly)

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Fully online - L,I,N,W
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,L,I,N,W
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 2 Introductory HSG units or HPP101
M.Excl HPP302 HSD206 HSD306 HSD209 HSD309 HSD343 HSD243

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr Megan Alessandrini (Coordinator) and Dr Hannah Murphy

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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