Masterclass for the Master of Public Policy

21 June 2018

Presented by Associate Professor Nicholas Rowley

Experience firsthand one of the classes that may form your future course. Postgraduate masterclasses are your opportunity to join a oneā€‘hour session from the actual curriculum, delivered by one of our leading academics.

Event Program
This session will be held as part of the Postgraduate Open Evening, CBD Campus.

  • 5-5.45pm Registration and networking
  • 5.30pm Official welcome
  • 5.45-6.45pm Postgraduate masterclass for the Master of Public Policy
  • 6.45-7.30pm Networking

Public Policy: What will you Learn?

Ever wondered how some of society's problems come and go from public attention while others stick around for a long time? How and why do governments deliver their policies and who do they work with and against in doing so?

Governments choose the problems they deal with. Their choice process is in the realm of 'politics'. How, when and if governments deal with problems relates to the 'policy' process. How the public service is organised to deliver on policies is in the 'administrative' space. The field of public policy has policy, politics and administration at its heart.

During this masterclass, you will engage in discussion about the field of public policy and its basic elements, and work together in groups on live, still-unresolved examples of government policy and the problems policy seeks to address.

About the Presenter

Before joining the University of Sydney, Nicholas Rowley pursued a career working in senior roles in government in Australia and the UK. Between 2004 and 2006 he worked at 10 Downing Street, advising and working directly with then Prime Minister Tony Blair on sustainability and climate change. In this role Nicholas helped initiate and establish the team that worked on the seminal Stern Review into the Economics of Climate Change. From 2007 to 2009 he worked as the Strategic Director of the Copenhagen Climate Council convening and working with an international group of CEOs, scientists and policy practitioners focused on achieving a more adequate response to the global climate problem.

Event details



Masterclass for the Master of Public Policy

Where University of Sydney CBD Campus
Level 17, 133 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW 2006
When

21 June 2018


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