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By studying this online unit in Energy Policy with Open Universities Australia and Murdoch University, you will learn all about how energy policy is conceived, formulated and applied to the industry at large from governmental and other institutions.
You will learn the factors that influence decision making processes when it comes to policy development, and be equipped with the skills needed to evaluate the effectiveness of policies and rethink how policy design can be improved to better meet goals. The unit will also examine the effects of and reaction to these policies, allowing you to distinguish between good and bad energy policy.
Particular attention will be paid to policies regarding fossil fuels, renewable energy and nuclear power.
In order to enrol in this unit, applicants must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this Energy Policy unit, topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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As well as enabling you to continue your studies towards obtaining either a Graduate Diploma in Energy Studies, or a Graduate Diploma in Energy and the Environment, this unit will broaden your understanding of the energy sector.
The ability to analyse and distinguish effective and ineffective energy policy is vital knowledge in a number of sectors and workplaces including government departments, not-for-profit organisations, lobby groups as well as the energy industry itself.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.