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Public Policy and Management (Digital Transformation and Analytics Specialisation)

Carnegie Mellon University Australia

12 months
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78960 AUD/year
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About

The Public Policy and Management (Digital Transformation and Analytics Specialisation) program at Carnegie Mellon University Australia combines its rigorous public policy syllabus with its leading-edge courses in information technology and management. 

Overview

The availability of massive data sets and of new capabilities for analysing that data will change the face of public policy formulation and analysis. 

The winners will be the professionals capable of understanding the generation of big data, its potential and limitations and how to utilise it. These professionals will be capable of using this data to generate evidence-based and predictive policy options; know how to communicate those options; and be able to implement and evaluate them.

Learning outcomes 

Students who complete this  Public Policy and Management (Digital Transformation and Analytics Specialisation) program at Carnegie Mellon University Australia will be able to:

  • Apply analytical techniques to assessing public policy initiatives
  • Use the tools available to public managers for assembling and processing data
  • Develop evidenced-based policy options using big data sets
  • Communicate the outcomes of that analysis to both experts and lay people
  • Apply concepts of commercial analysis to public policy problems
  • Understand and use concepts of public value in managing policy implementation
  • Use established techniques of public finance management to program costing and evaluation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Economics Analysis 
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics 
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty
  • Financial Analysis
  • Organisational Design And Implementation
  • Policy Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • 21 month track: 198 units

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
600

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS:  056767A/056555B 

  • All applicants must provide documentation of their completed undergraduate degree (bachelor's degree or equivalent) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • All Information Technology programs require programming experience in an object-oriented programming language such as Java or C++
  • Professional Work Experience
  • Standardised Test Scores
  • Applicants are required to submit a resume. Please submit a one or two page summary of your education skills, accomplishments, employment experience and volunteer experience. 
  • Required Essay. You are required to submit an essay (approximately 1,000 words) describing your academic and professional background, your career goals, and how the program will help you achieve your goals.
  • Video Interview (Optional)
  • Recommendations
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    78960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 78960 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • 12 month track: AUD $288 per unit for domestic students
  • 21 month track: AUD $93,080 per full

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

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