Public Policy Papers at Tauranga (2018)
Public policy papers can be taken as part of an interdisciplinary programme of study, and they will allow you to combine real world knowledge of government with a variety of majors across all faculties. They equip you with the ability to understand and interpret the most important issues of the day, including international affairs, environmental sustainability, security and crime, and social policies such as health care and housing affordability. Public Policy prepares you to deal with government in your future profession and business, work within government, and work for groups that lobby government.
Public Policy is available as a minor within any undergraduate degree, subject to academic approval of the Faculty or School of Studies in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Public Policy as a minor, students must gain 60 points in Public Policy, including at least 30 points above 100 level. Students must include POLCY102, POLCY212, and POLCY318.
Note: Students who commenced a major in Public Policy in 2016 or prior and are undertaking their third year in 2018 will do so using existing 20 point papers. Students are encouraged to contact the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for programme advice.
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|LEGAL201||Public Law||18Y (Hamilton) & 18Y (Tauranga)|
|Part One examines the principles of constitutionalism and the framework of the New Zealand system of government. Part Two examines the execise and control of executive power in New Zealand and the relationship between the state, it's agencies and the individual.|
|SOCPY200||Social Policy and Social Issues||18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)|
|The paper continues the study of social policy at 200 level. The focus of this paper is on the welfare state, the policy cycle as well as social problems, such as poverty.|
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|SOCP302||Social Policy||18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga)|
|This paper focuses on developing a critical approach to the formulation, content and implementation of New Zealand social policy in an international context. It examines a variety of contemporary policy domains, all of which, in some way, affect the wellbeing of children and families. The paper provides knowledge and skills relevan...|
16 February 2018 9:23am 2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of :