Professional Certificate in Public Policy (ProfCertPubPolicy)

Program Code

Program Faculty
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Academic Year

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


This program is designed for students wanting to focus on practical policy skill development. Students in this program will complete a Fundamentals in Public Policy core course and a course from a prescribed list.

The Professional Certificate in Public Policy is not an AQF qualification type. The minimum study period is 0.5 year, taken part-time.


Interruption of program:
Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Professional Certificate in Public Policy

There shall be a Professional Certificate in Public Policy.

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the degree of Professional Certificate in Public Policy, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following courses with a combined total of not less than 6 units, comprising:
1. Core courses to the value of 6 units

Core Courses