Governance and Public Policy

Boost your policy career and gain an advanced understanding of twenty-first century governance and public policy.  
Currently ranked #1 in Queensland for politics and international studies (QS World University Rankings 2021) and #1 in Queensland for social policy and administration (QS World University Rankings 2021)
Program Highlights
  • Interact with world-class scholars and policy practitioners, and work closely with top-rated researchers in the field.
  • Be exposed to leading thinkers in the public, private and community sectors on a regular basis.
  • Study with students from a range of different backgrounds and countries in a genuinely multicultural classroom, giving you a global perspective.
  • Choose to include an internship, a research project and participate in the Graduate Centre Mentorship program.

Studying Governance and Public Policy equips you with the skills that will allow you to succeed in your public or private sector career. You'll develop a knowledge of the processes and procedures through which governments and public policy works. Our graduates have the skills to analyse key policy issues and improve policy outcomes, and to effectively communicate across cultural, political, and corporate lines.

Enhance your ability to make your mark as a provider of key policy insights and innovative business strategies either in the private sector, within national and international agencies, or in government departments and non-government organisations. 

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact or on (07) 3365 2858. For program specific queries, contact the course convenor Associate Professor Al Stark