POLS440-21S1 (D) Semester One 2021 (Distance)

Principles and Practice of Policy and Governance

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


This course offers advanced theory and practice of policy making and governance in the not-for-profit, public policy and public and private sectors. The first part of the course will provide foundational knowledge of the principles, theories and historical dimensions of policy analysis and governance. The second part of the course will be composed of a series of intensive professional seminars and case studies, providing students with detailed practical insights into the practical world of giving advice and making decisions while working within the context of a political environment constrained by other institutions, time and resources.


Subject to approval of the Head of Department.

Course Coordinator

Lindsey MacDonald

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $2,120.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences.

All POLS440 Occurrences

  • POLS440-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021
  • POLS440-21S1 (D) Semester One 2021 (Distance)