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Careers and further study
Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.
The Graduate Certificate in Public Policy is designed to nurture future leaders of government, non-profit, and private sector organisations that are aimed at pursuing the public interest.
Graduates may be employed as public policy analysts (either in economics or public administration and governance), as well as managers in public sector departments and agencies.
Master of Public Policy
Fees and scholarships
Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.
Postgraduate - fee paying students
Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.
Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
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If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and either:
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
(c) at least two years professional experience in a relevant occupation; or
(2) significant work experience including at least 5 years with a material level of responsibility.
Ranking and Selection Process
How to apply
Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.
About The Course
The Graduate Certificate in Public Policy at UWA will give you the necessary multi-disciplinary understanding of these roles, and help you to understand, design and evaluate economic and public policies.
- Perth (Crawley campus)
- Semester 1, Semester 2
- 12 contact hours per week, plus additional hours of study and group work
- This course is not available to international student visa holders
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.
We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.