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Public Policy and Governance, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #43 (QS) Kensington, Australia
The Professional Doctorate in Public Policy and Governance at the University of New South Wales is designed for policy makers seeking leadership roles in public policy development.
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Overview

This Public Policy and Governance at the University of New South Wales combines postgraduate coursework study in advanced policy work with doctoral research.

Our professional degree in applied research draws on your real-world policy knowledge and develops your policy leadership, expertise and research skills.

Working with some of Australia’s leaders in public policy and governance, students will develop broad research and analytical skills and conduct their own original research that will contribute to academic scholarship in their area of interest.

Careers

Leadership in professional policy work requires experience, in-depth applied study and sophisticated research skills.

The Professional Doctorate in Public Policy & Governance prepares mid-career policy makers for policy leadership roles within their relevant professional field.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Policy
  • International Development Policy
  • Policy Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    577

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    58

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS Course Code: 084048M

  • Video clip:  Applicants need to prepare a short video (max 5 minutes) introducing themselves and why they want to be a part of the program.
  • Statement of research interests
  • Electronic transcripts
  • Grading systems
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • GTE/Financial Declaration Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35940 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35940 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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