The study of political theories, processes, events and institutions, the operation and function of government, and the development and analysis of public and other policies. The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of political systems and processes, the links between political structures and social and economic development, the social and political aspects of power, how societies govern themselves, how nations relate to each other in a global society, and policy development.
Political Science and Policy Studies develops skills in:
Intelligence and Policy Analysts collect and analyse information and data to produce intelligence and to develop and analyse policies guiding the design, implementation and modification of government and commercial operations and programs.Explore career
Other Information and Organisation Professionals include Electorate Officer, Liaison Officer, Migration Agent and Patents Examiner occupations.Explore career