MPhil Public Policy (Evening)
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.
Eligibility criteria for M.Phil Public Policy
- Minimum high second division or B grade in Masters/4 years BS (16 years of formal education) is required. A minimum CGPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 (semester system) or 2nd Division (annual system) in Masters or 4 years Bachelor Degree in relevant fields from a recognized university in any discipline.
- Applicants will be selected on the basis of their performance in the admission test, interview and academic record.
Note: For evening program in M.Phil Public Policy, the candidate must have verifiable work experience in governmental bodies, research, relevant industry etc. for minimum of five years.
Academic Detail of Programs
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
Mode of Classes: Evening programme is specially design for professionals, therefore, the mode of classes will be hybrid (both on campus and online classes).