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Public Policy and Management

Murdoch University

24 months
35373 AUD/year
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Get the strategic, analytical and professional skills you need to pursue a career in the government, non-profit and private sectors both in Australia and internationally. The Public Policy and Management MPPM program is offered at Murdoch University.


Policy-making aims to address social, environmental and economic issues that impact society. The Public Policy and Management MPPM program offered at Murdoch University enables students to make a contribution to many complex policy problems in the contemporary world. Students who complete this course are highly sought after in government, the public sector, the not-for-profit sector and the business world.

We’ve worked closely with government, the public sector and industry contacts to design this course to help you make a difference in your public policy career. You’ll get the knowledge and skills you need to analyse, design and implement policy in complex institutional and regulatory environments.

The Public Policy and Management MPPM program at Murdoch University offers professional-based electives including project management, ethics in government, and leading and managing non-government organisations. You can also choose policy-based electives to specialise in areas such as energy policy, environmental impact and management, health policy and law, or add up to two language units in either Indonesian or Japanese. 

Your career

If you’re a recent graduate expanding your knowledge, or a professional exploring a new career direction, this course will enhance your professional skills and provide a competitive edge in your career.

You could pursue a career in the public sector, the not-for-profit sector or in roles at the intersection between government and business.

Careers could include:

  • Ministerial and Parliamentary Advisor
  • Environmental Policy Manager
  • Health Policy Development Manager
  • Evaluation and Performance Reporting Officer
  • Policy Data Analyst.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Public Policy Perspectives
  • Comparative Governance and Public Administration
  • Public Sector Management
  • Social Science Research Design
  • Financial Administration and Budgeting
  • Social Enterprise, Social Innovation And Profit For Purpose

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 077163M

  • Admission to the Master degree is available to students who have a Bachelor degree in any area.

Tuition Fee

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    35373 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 35373 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Commonwealth supported 

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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