Graduate Certificate in Policy Analysis

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This program equips professionals who work with policy or in policy roles with the skills needed to respond to the complex challenges and rapidly evolving demands of policy analysis, design and implementation. The research- led and industry engaged program draws on current thinking and real-life examples to significantly build the professional skills of those in the public and private sector. Whether you already work in government at local, state or national level, or you work with government and want to understand what drives and influences decision-making, this degree will equip you with a sophisticated understanding of how 21st Century policy-making and governance works.Upon successful completion of the graduate certificate you will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing towards the Master of Public Administration (5580).


  • Evaluating Policy and Measuring Performance
  • Implementation and Service Delivery
  • Policy Advice: Evidence, Argument and Persuasion in Policy-Making
  • The Political, Legal and Governance Environment

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree or higher (4.5 GPA)Relevant work experience


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete this Graduate Certificate will be eligible for admission to the Master of Business (5632). Students will receive 40 credit points of credit towards the requirements of the Masters program.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $13,000 No
  • Part-time : 1 year
South Bank Campus International: $13,000 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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