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Bachelor of Public Policy

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Are you seeking a dynamic career in politics, the public service, advocacy organisations, not-for-profit social and community services or private industry?

The ANU Bachelor of Public Policy equips you with a comprehensive understanding of Australian public policies and related international policies.

This well-regarded education experience includes the Applied Policy Project, in which you will be engaged in an intensive student-led investigation of a policy issue or controversy relevant to your interests. You may also have the opportunity to attend the Australian National Internships Program.

Our program is designed to develop the skills and knowledge you need to gather and analyse a range of economic, demographic and social data, to evaluate public policies and programs, and to participate in policy design, advocacy and communication.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023

^Times Higher Education - Global University Employability Ranking 2021

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Graduates may find work in the private and public sectors including banking, finance, politics, journalism, international affairs, diplomatic services, national and international law firms, non-government and non-profit organisations, academia, government and many other fields.

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My favourite thing about studying at ANU is the diversity. ANU is a very friendly, multicultural and progressive environment.

Sariel Taylor Pindo, Bachelor of Policy Studies/ Bachelor of Commerce

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