An idea is only as powerful as the people who make it happen.

The Melbourne School of Government is designed to inspire and equip individuals to make a difference on a global scale. Through rigorous research, teaching and debate, we convert shared knowledge into collective wisdom influencing politics and decision-making to improve future outcomes.

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Our degrees inspire individuals to shape the future of the world, using values of truth, integrity and reason. If you want to play your part, there’s no better place to start than with us at the Melbourne School of Government – hosted by an internationally renowned faculty, with a global outlook.

Why the Melbourne School of Government?

  • Work with peers from around the world.
  • Learn from our internationally renowned faculty.
  • Benefit from our strong links with government, industry and non-government organisations.

Introducing the Melbourne School of Government

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We work with organisations across government, corporate and not-for-profit sectors to build and sustain successful research partnerships that have policy impact. We also partner with a range of academic institutions and professional groups, and are committed to staying in touch with University alumni.

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Our research

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At the Melbourne School of Government, our research examines the implications of economic, social, political and cultural trends for the content and conduct of public policy. We’re proud to offer a research program that aims to improve the design, development and impact of public policy both nationally and internationally.

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About our Alumni

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Our Alumni play a crucial role in supporting and enhancing the life of our community. Our extensive network of alumni and friends includes local and international graduates who have followed a wide range of fascinating career paths. Many have become leaders in their field. Over its 160-year history, the University has produced leaders in business, government and academia.

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Events for Alumni

The Melbourne School of Government hold a number of events with distinguished guest speakers from Australia and abroad. Many of these events are open to the general public. We also hold a number of information sessions for prospective students throughout the year, both in Australia and internationally.

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Executive Education

The Melbourne School of Government offers the option to undertake customised learning and development programs. We work with a range of organisations across business, economics, government and the NGO sectors to develop and deliver course material in areas including:

  • Strategic communications and engagement
  • Public sector and civic leadership
  • Government and inter-sector relations
  • Social policy
  • Asia-Pacific cultural awareness.

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