Students who commenced their course before 2012 should consult the rules below.

  • Pre-2012 rules
    • 7. Law Rules
      • Law Rules for postgraduate courses
        • Master of Public Administration (by coursework) (20570)*
          • Table a—Master of Public Administration options
            Key to availability of units:
            S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period;
            T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3;
            NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period;
            N/A = not available in 2019; * = to be advised

            Note: The unit availability does not form part of the rules and may be subject to change.

            All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

            Group A

            Where a unit in this group has an equivalent, it may be taken at either The University of Western Australia or Curtin University.

            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            ENRL8550The Machinery of Government 500 1
            ENRL8551Public Policy Analysis and Design 500 1
            ENRL8552Markets and Government 500 (equivalent to ECON7405 Public Economics at UWA)
            ENRL8553Managing in the Public Sector 500 1
            ENRL8554Public Sector Communications 500 1
            ENRL8556Ethics, Public Values and Policy 500 1
            ENRL8557Work-based Project 500 1
            LAWS5505Regulation

            1 No equivalent UWA unit in 2015. Refer to the Curtin University handbook.

            Group B—The University of Western Australia options
            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            NSEDUC5631Educational Research Design
            NS, S1EDUC5658Globalising Education Policy
            S1HRMT5518Strategic Human Resource Management
            LAWS5324Medicine and the Law
            LAWS5534Indigenous Peoples and the Law
            LAWS5539Criminology, Criminal Law and Public Policy
            NSLAWS5540Environmental Protection Law
            LAWS5543Measuring Crime and Monitoring the Administration of Criminal Justice
            LAWS5544Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Policy
            LAWS5555Employee Relations Law
            LAWS5561Theories of Punishment and Principles of Sentencing
            T1, T2, T3MGMT5501Organisational Behaviour
            NS, T1, T2MGMT5570Organisational Change and Transformation
            S2INMT5620Management of Information Systems
            MGMT5623Leadership Effectiveness
            S2MKTG5505Marketing and Society
            S1PUBH5749Foundations of Public Health
            S2PUBH5752Health Systems and Economics
            NSPUBH5763Health Leadership and Management
            Group C—Curtin University options 1
            AvailabilityUnit codeUnit name
            ENRL8558Managerial Leadership 561
            ENRL8559Organisational Behaviour 550
            ENRL8560Accounting (Public Sector) 567
            ENRL8561Leadership in a Dynamic Global Environment 520
            ENRL8562Social Policy 501—Social Policy in Australia
            ENRL8563Social Policy 505—Theoretical Perspectives on Social Policy
            ENRL8564Social Policy 507—Economic Foundations of Social Policy
            ENRL8565Social Policy 602—Social Policy Practice
            ENRL8566International Health and Primary Health Care 600
            ENRL8567Economics (Public Finance) 568

            1 Refer to the Curtin University handbook for availability.