The Public Policy Process

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Public Policy Process

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Public Policy Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Policy-making in an organisational society; an overview of organisation theory; organisation theory and the public sector; inter-organisational networks, models of decision-making in government; theories of the state; the state, social forces and the distribution of political power in Ireland; agenda setting and the emergence of issues; the public policy process in Ireland; public management; planning, co-ordination and management on the public policy process.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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