The two-year M.A. Public Policy programme equips students to perform effectively in complex policy environments. It is interdisciplinary in approach and enables students to address contemporary political, economic and social issues in a coherent and comprehensive manner. This programme imparts a strong training, in theory, covering key literature and debates. Students develop quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, receive an exposure to the real-world policy making process, and enhance their managerial skills.
The programme has been designed to equip future policymakers and public leaders with competence to perform effectively in challenging environments. Students are put through a rigorous process of assessment via class tests, research papers and final master’s dissertation
M.A. Public Policy introduces students to the challenging and increasingly complex policy environment and trains students to solve practical policy problems and find solutions conducive to the public good.
JSGP is the first public policy school in India to provide the opportunity to work on a Capstone Project. Students are placed with reputed organisations where they work on real-world projects guided by mentors. This helps students gain first-hand experience in the development and policy sectors.