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What will I learn?

The Graduate Certificate of Public Policy provides knowledge and professional skills for those who wish to broaden and deepen their general or technical skills in public policy. The Graduate Certificate provides students with a wide menu of choice of Crawford School master degree courses. Students who are thinking of later proceeding on to a Master degree should consider the course-selection requirements appropriate to the various Master degrees. Course advising is available to help with these choices.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of foundational issues in the field of public policy, in Australia and globally

Reflect critically on public policy issues and practical challenges in diverse contexts

Demonstrate familiarity with research principles relevant to the field of public policy

Identify appropriate analysis and research methods for public policy challenges

Analyze political, technical or institutional policy problems from multiple perspectives

Develop and communicate policy analysis or recommendations in changing policy environments

Understand challenges relating to management, implementation and evaluation of public policies

Which department am I in?

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific

CRICOS

089715G

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 24 units)

Tuition fees
A$23,455.00 (US$ 17,424) per year
Start date

21 February 2022

Venue

The Australian National University

Acton Campus,

ACTON,

Australian Capital Territory,

2601, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4/7. Academic IELTS overall score of 6.5 with at least 6 in each component of the test; TOEFL internet based test overall score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening; TOEFL paper based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 176 overall with at least 169 in all sub skills; PTE Academic -an overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 55 in each of the communicative skills.

For international students

Students must have a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4/7.

Academic IELTS overall score of 6.5 with at least 6 in each component of the test; TOEFL internet based test score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening; TOEFL paper based test score of 570 with TWE score of 4.5; Cambridge CAE Advanced score of 176 overall with at least 169 in all sub skills; PTE Academic score of Overall 64, minimum score of 55 in each section.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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