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Subject Area: Social Research and Policy
This course can also be studied in the following specialisation: Politics

This course asks what are some concrete ways to contribute to and influence policy? In this course, you will gain experience in dealing with 'real world' policy problems through a series of case studies on topics drawn from current policy issues. You will develop skills in problem analysis, working in groups, and oral and written communication (including submission writing). You will also develop an understanding of the practical constraints faced by social scientists working in applied policy settings.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 3



Delivery Mode

Partially online

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: SOSS/SRAP1000 and ARTS2871. Equivalent: SOSS/SRAP2002

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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