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Master in Public Policy

Master in Public Policy

MASTER OF PUBLIC POLICY
OFFERED BY XAVIER SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Eligibility

  1. Minimum Eligibility Criteria: Minimum three-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized university. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by June 30, 2020, can also apply.
  2. Recommended: Basic exposure to Economics/ Mathematics / Statistics / Engineering;
  3. Work Experience: Candidates with demonstrated leadership skills in previous work/assignments shall be preferred.

XUB Application

Fill up the online application form for the Master in Public Policy Programme at: http://sgpa.edu.in/

 

The last date to fill up the application form is May 31, 2020.

Admission Procedure

Applicants are required to fill-up the application form online at: www.xub.edu.in

 

The last date to fill up the application form is May 31, 2020.

Selection Process

The shortlisted candidates will be evaluated on the basis of Statement of Purpose and Personal Interview.

Admission

The program will begin by first week of July 2020 for the first year students.

All admission and program related queries may be addressed as follows:

Admission Related

Telephone: +91-674-2377 806 / 2377 878
Email: admission@xub.edu.in

MARUTI PRASAD NANDA

Contact: 7894-218-494

PARAMANANDA BHUYAN

Contact: 9040-531-125

Program related

Telephone: +91-674-2377 806 / 2377 878
Email: admission@xub.edu.in

SIMANTA MOHANTY

Contact: 7377-271-111

PROGRAM DETAILS
TWO-YEAR FULL-TIME POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM IN PUBLIC POLICY
This Program has been designed by Xavier University in association with renowned global experts to offer a degree of global standards to participants, and to set them on a higher trajectory of professional and academic growth in the public policy arena. Among its many course offerings across nine existing Schools XUB treats the Master in Public Policy as a defining program for the University and invites the very best students to join the Program that will launch in July 2019. We intend the School to attract many academics and practitioners in the public policy area including elected representatives from Odisha and elsewhere, bureaucrats, administrators, managers and NGO leaders.
CURRICULUM DESIGN

2 year full-time Program leading to the award of a Degree. The first year is dedicated to the study of 16 Core Courses listed below. These Courses are delivered over two Semesters. In the second year participants work on a Capstone Project and a Case Study, apart from a Dissertation. Participants will also have the option of spending 10-weeks at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs to gain additional global exposure to public affairs scholarship and practices.

 

1-year full time course for participants with, at least, three years of relevant work experience and who demonstrate the potential for a long-term career in public policy arena. Candidates will complete all class-room based course work and then undertake a project and submit a dissertation.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum Eligibility Criteria: Minimum three-year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline with at least 55% marks in aggregate from a recognized university. Candidates who expect to complete the final part of their degree examinations by May 31, 2020, can also apply.

 

Recommended: Basic exposure to Economics/ Mathematics / Statistics / Engineering.

 

Work Experience: Candidates with demonstrated leadership skills in previous work/assignments shall be preferred.

DEGREE
The Xavier University will award the Master in Public Policy degree to the students who successfully complete classroom learning and fulfil the prescribed academic requirements of the program.
Sl No. 1st Semester - 1st Term Subjects 1st Semester - 2nd Term Subjects
1
Introduction to Government, Business and Society: The Policy Making Process
Project Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation
2
Public Policy Analysis and Framework
Personal Leadership and Communication
3
Research Methodology – Quantitative
IT, Governance and Public Policy
4
Economic Analysis and Policy
Business and Public Policy
5
Introduction to Public Leadership
Sl No. 2nd Semester - 3rd Term Subjects 2nd Semester - 4th Term Subjects
1
Research Methodology – Qualitative
Public Finance and Audit
2
Ideology, Policy and Ethical Regimes
Citizenship, Democracy and Institutional Development
3
Sociology and Analysis of Social Transformation Projects
Policy Implementation Strategy and Executive Leadership
4
Negotiation and Communication
Global Context of Public Policy
Sl No. Electives at School of Government and Public Affairs:
1
Advanced Methods in Data Analysis
2
Public Policy Impact Analytics/Data Analytics for Public Policy
3
Corruption Transparency and Governance
4
Sustainability and Climate Change Politics
5
Citizenship and International Policy
6
Human Rights, International Community, and Global Relations
7
Negotiation and Communication
7
International Business and Government
8
Constitution, Law and Government
9
Democracy, Politics and Institutions
10
Public and Non-Profit Management
11
Problem Solving and Decision Making for Public Policy and Social Change
12
Business and Government Policy
13
Social and Urban Policy