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M.A. Public Policy (Online)

Start Date

15 October 2021
End Date
31 July 2026
24-36 months
(estimated 10 hours/week)

Programme Fees

Rs. 4.5 Lacs


The M.A. in Public Policy uses an interdisciplinary approach to study and analyse contemporary political, economic, and social issues in a comprehensive manner. The curriculum is carefully structured to impart strong training in policy theory, covering key literature and debates. You’ll develop quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, receive exposure to the real-world policy making process, and enhance your managerial skills.

Foundation/Pre-session Courses

  • Society and Public Policy (An introduction to public policy and the idea of social transformation)
  • Principles of Economics
  • State, Institutions and Governance
  • Social Foundations
  • Research Methods

Essential Courses

  • Economics for Public Policy I (Microeconomics)
  • Economics for Public Policy II (Macroeconomics)
  • Gender and Social Development
  • International Organisations and Policy Regimes
  • Public Finance
  • Statistical Methods and Data Analysis
  • Qualitative Analysis and Survey Design
  • Programme Design and Evaluation