Melbourne School of Government is designed to inspire and equip individuals to make a difference on a global scale.

Why take government and policy as breadth?

Studying undergraduate government and policy subjects gives you a variety of transferable skills that are valued by all employers.

Choose from individual subjects or complete a breadth track suited to your area of study.

Undergraduate government and policy subjects provide a useful introduction to the field of public administration. These subjects will give you insight to topical issues faced by governments, business and the non-profit sector.

Foundation of Digital Government

Learn about how information technology is being used to transform government and the public sector.

Political Leadership

This subject considers the specific role played by political leaders in responding to the world’s most difficult social and political challenges.

What subjects can you take as breadth in government and policy?

Subject Subject code
Foundations of Digital Government PADM20001
Political Leadership PPMN20003

Breadth Tracks

The University has developed clear breadth sequences, or 'tracks', that will help you identify coherent groups of breadth subjects and allow you to get the most out of your breadth component. Students planning to undertake single units of study are advised to check the handbook to ensure that prerequisites are met.