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POL3106 Public Policy: Shaping Nations
Credit Points: 15
Governments shape the nation's future with the decisions they make. This unit will examine the process of government decision making, combining both the theory of policy making and its application in the political process. On completion of the unit students will understand the links between business, government and communities, and how public policies are developed with consideration of various factors. A feature of the unit will be the opportunity to examine current case studies of public policy.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
SPAACJDocumentary Journalism Area of Specialisation
MAAACSGovernance and Policy Major
MAPOLGPolitics and Government Major
SPAACOSpecialist Reporting Area of Specialisation
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008