Master On Campus

Public Policy and Governance

University of New South Wales

24 months
36480 AUD/year
26880 AUD/year
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The Public Policy and Governance program from University of New South Wales provides specialist studies in public policy and management, public administration and public governance of services at local, national and international levels. 


Policymaking plays a key role in the management and change of the economy and society. From policy conceptualisation, implementation and management to evaluation and research, there are few professional areas where you can impact society as much as when you are helping to shape public policy.

This degree applies a social science perspective to questions of policy and management in modern organisations. The courses are taught by policymakers or policy researchers who bring their real-life experience to the classroom, revealing the relationship between theory, research and everyday practice.

Why choose this Public Policy and Governance program from University of New South Wales?

While undertaking this degree you will gain the skills to work nationally and internationally in policy think tanks, policy advocacy or policy governance institutions.

Who should choose this degree?

This degree is suited to professionals with relevant work experience, including in government, non-government and private sectors in Australia and internationally.

Career opportunities

  • Department of Climate Change
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet
  • Alzheimer’s Australia
  • Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia, Canada
  • Queensland Department of Mines and Energy
  • British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office in government, non-government organisations, the business sector and private enterprise.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Policy & Governance C
  • Public Policy & Governance B
  • Public Policy & Governance A

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 083243E

For the 2 year (96 UOC) plan

  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) in any discipline with a record of academic achievement equivalent to a UNSW credit average of 65%.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36480 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26880 AUD per year during 24 months.


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