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The following is the broad structure of the program. Most of the courses will be evidence-based with the topic discussed being supplemented with true cases/applied research 

Core Courses

Core course will have the following three streams:

(i)    Economic theory underlying Public Policy issues 
(ii)    Analytical tools required to study public policy issues.
(iii)    Core Public Policy theory and practices


The following 6 core courses will be offered under these three streams:


Economic Theory Underlying Public Policy Issues

1.    Microeconomics for Public Policy
2.    Macroeconomics for Public Policy

Analytical Tools Required to Study Public Policy Issues

3 .Research Methods  (Quantitative techniques & Qualitative techniques)

Core Public Policy Theory and Practice

4.    Governance and Public Policy
5.   
Public Policy Analysis
6.   
Evaluation and Monitoring of Policy Initiatives

Elective Courses with Fields Of Specialization

Course Code

Title

Credit hours

Field of Specialization-I: Public Finance and Development

 

PP

711

Public Finance and Devolution

3.0

PP

714

Public Financial and Tax Management

3.0

PP

717

International Finance and Development

3.0

PP

720

Private Sector and Regulatory Policy

3.0

Field of Specialization-II: Social Sector and Urban Development

PP

723

Social Policy

3.0

PP

726

Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development

3.0

PP

729

Environmental and Natural Resource Management

3.0

PP

732

Urban Development

3.0

PP

735

Transport and Infrastructure Development

3.0

Field of Specialization-III: Governance and Public Sector

PP

738

Network Governance

3.0

PP

741

Law and Public Affairs

3.0

PP

744

Political Economy and Institutions

3.0

PP

747

Conflict Management and Peace Building

3.0

PP

750

Government and Foreign Policy

3.0

Note: Any deviation from the given Fields of Specialization may be allowed on special demand from the students with approval from the Department Council

 

 

 

 

 

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