|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to the course entry requirements
Aims of Module
To provide the student with an understanding of the concepts of 'public policy' and 'governance' and the ability to analyse these constructs in the context of governing. To examine the argument that 'governance' denotes a change in the way we are governed, and to work through a combination of analytic development and detailed empirical cases to establish the significant of these concepts in both the analysis and practice of governing.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
'governance' and 'public policy'; analytic approaches; accountability, participation, integration and policy actors; collective action; market individualism; the State and legitimation; governance as an agenda for change.
|Indicative Student Workload|
Mode of Delivery
This is a lecture based module supplemented with interactive group work, tutorials, workshops and directed study.
Reading Report (20% of final mark); Practice Report(20% of final mark); Project Report (60% of final mark)