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Masters in Public Policy and Governance

Master in Public Policy and Governance

MASTER'S PROGRAM IN PUBLIC POLICY & GOVERNANCE
(MPPG) OFFERED BY SCHOOL OF GOVERNANCE 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 15, 2021, can also apply.
  2. Recommended : Basic exposure to Economics/ Mathematics / Statistics / Engineering/Political Science/Social Sciences;
  3. Work Experience: Candidates with demonstrated leadership skills in previous work/assignments shall be preferred.

Application

Applicants are required to fill up the online application form at: www.xub.edu.in. Upon successfully filling the online application form and paying the relevant application fee, the applicant will be intimated by email about the acceptance of the form.

Selection Process

The eligible candidates will have to appear for personal interview to be conducted by Xavier University, Bhubaneswar. The final selection will be based on the evaluation of Statement of Purpose, candidate's performance in the Personal Interview, and will take into account the past academic record and relevant work experience.

Admission

The program will begin by the first week of July 2021 for the first year students. At this time the students will be given a Manual of Policies and Regulations which will be binding on them.

Application Deadline

The last date to fill up the application form is May 31, 2021.

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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

To know more about Master in Public Policy & Governance program visit : https://sgpa.xub.edu.in/programs/masters-in-public-policy-and-governance/
PROGRAM DETAILS
TWO-YEAR FULL-TIME POSTGRADUATE PROGRAM IN PUBLIC POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

The Masters in Public Policy and Governance program is the flagship offering of the School. It 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 Masters in Public Policy and Governance as a defining program for the University and invites the very best students to join the Program that will launch in August 2020. 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 Master in Public Policy and Governance 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.

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
Media and Government
7
Human Rights, International Community, and Global Relations
8
International Business and Government
9
Constitution, Law and Government
10
Democracy, Politics and Institutions
11
Public and Non-Profit Management
12
Problem Solving and Decision Making for Public Policy and Social Change
13
Business and Government Policy
14
Social and Urban Policy