MPhil Public Policy
The MPhil in Public Policy is a rigorous two-year program that targets individuals with 16 years of education. Prospective students from all disciplines are welcome to enroll for the program. The program is intended to join the ranks of policymakers, managers, administrators, politicians and development practitioners in both governmental and private sectors. The program offers comprehensive coursework and practical exercises which equips the students with an interdisciplinary conceptual toolkit while the fieldwork allows them to apply and test the knowledge thus gained. The rich history of PIDE’s research on public policy issues will aid the students in comprehending these issues. The PIDE’s researchers, holding PhD from top ranked foreign universities, who undertook this kind of research, will be teaching in the Public Policy program.
Program Aims and Objectives
– Develop a Research Centre to conduct research on public policy issues.
– Offer focused executive training to different kinds of practitioners involved in policy formulation, implementation and monitoring.
A comprehensive coursework, practical exercises and field work will equip the students with the toolkit necessary to not only understand policy problems but solve them as well.
Total Credit Hours: 36
Core Credit Hours: 18
Elective Credit Hours: 06
Total Course Work: 24
Program Duration: 2 – 3 years
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit Hours||Semester|
|PP-601||Microeconomics for Public Policy||3||Semester-I|
|PP-606||Governance and Public Policy||3||Semester-I|
|PP-616||Public Policy Analysis||3||Semester-I|
|PP-620||Macroeconomics for Public Policy||3||Semester-II|
|PP-631||Evaluation and Monitoring of Policy Initiatives||3||Semester-II|
|PP-636||Workshop for Proposal Development*||0||Semester-III|
* Non-credit compulsory course; Rule for minimum attendance will be followed
** Students will be required to submit their proposal at the end of third semester