University of Technology Sydney

15604 Local Government Principles and Practice

6cp; 1hpw, distance (online)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject is focused on explicating key concepts and theories of local government and helping students to understand how they might be applied in practice. At completion of this subject students are able to:

  • confidently discuss the main theories and concepts pertaining to local government
  • show how theories and concepts can be applied to improve local government practice
  • discuss the importance of theory for the development of efficacious public policy remedies to the problems facing local government.

Typical availability

Autumn session

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