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Frequently asked questions
Careers and further study
Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.
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.
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
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.
Cost of living
The University of Western Australia welcomes applications from international and domestic students. If you’re interested in studying this course, find out the admission details below.
(a)(i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 percent; or
(iii) a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of at least 550; or
(iv) at least five years of relevant documented professional experience considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.
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.
The course focuses on how government interacts with the economy and society. Topics include: economic growth, stability, taxation, infrastructure provision, regulation, health, defence, education, and social security.
Students may choose to complete one or both of the following specialisations:
Public Administration and Governance
About The Course
- Available 2017
- Semester 2
- 12 contact hours per week, plus additional time for study and group work
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.