Overview

The Master of Public Leadership and Policy concentrates on exercising and enriching leadership in professional contexts ranging from government departments and statutory authorities, to educational bodies and training authorities, media organisations and advocacy groups.Located in the nation's capital in the midst of government and non-government organisations, UNSW Canberra is uniquely placed to interact with Australia's most prominent public leaders. It provides an excellent venue for theorists and practitioners to enhance and expand the study of institutional leadership in settings beyond the corporate sector, and offers students the chance to engage with the nation’s most respected public leaders and policy developers on a personal level.Students can combine a combination of courses focused on public leadership alongside a rich selection of electives addressing broader issues related to local, national, and global policy and its implementation.

Program Code

8633

CRICOS Code

N/A^

Total units of credit (UOC)

48

Campus

UNSW Canberra

Indicative Enrolments

5

\^Offshore international students are not eligible for an Australian student visa for this program.

Why choose this degree?

This program offers an exciting opportunity for those who lead, or seek to lead, in the public arena to go beyond polemical rhetoric to research-based practice. Students can combine a combination of courses focused specifically on public leadership alongside a rich selection of electives addressing broader issues related to local, national, and global policy and its implementation.

Who should choose this degree?

The Master of Public Leadership and Policy is for those occupying or aspiring to positions of public leadership as well as students seeking to develop a research competence in this highly significant emerging field.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Manager in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$28,290*

Indicative Fee to Complete Degree

$28,290*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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