THEORY AND PRACTICE OF HEALTH POLICY

PHE6TPP

2015

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop their analytical and conceptual skills in understanding policy processes. Sessions will focus on in-depth analysis of policy agenda-setting, policy decision, policy delivery & governance, theory & practice.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorEvelyne de Leeuw

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 6 - Doctoral

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have passed one of PHE5POL or PHE5HPA or obtained prior approval of subject co-ordinator.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions offered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsPublic policy: an introduction to the theory and practice of policy analysisPrescribedParsons, W 1995EDWARD ELGAR

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. At the successful completion of this subject you should be able to: Use intellectual independence to think critically, evaluate existing knowledge and ideas, undertake systematic investigation and reflect on theory to generate original knowledge

Activities:
Theoretical reflection, debate and inquire

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2015, Week 14-23, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEvelyne de Leeuw

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 14 - 23
Six 1.0 days block mode per study period from week 14 to week 23 and delivered via blended.
"Block mode: students attend 30 hours of lectures over six days."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 3,000 to 4,000-word essay of publishable standard50
One 30-minute class presentation of a policy analysis50