O.P. Jindal Global University



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

Potential Elective Courses

  • Development Economics
  • Structural transformation and Growth
  • International Trade and Development
  • Data Visualisation and Analysis
  • Econometrics-I
  • Econometrics-II
  • Evaluation Methods
  • Evaluation Practices
  • Dynamics of Global Change, Local Response
  • Energy, Climate, and International Environmental Law
  • Environmental Economics & Climate Change
  • Sustainable Development
  • Health Policy and Systems
  • Health Economics and Financing
  • Measures in Health
  • Comparative Education Policy
  • Labour Markets and Policy
  • Land and Resource Policy
  • Real Estate Markets- Comparative Practices and Regulation
  • Urban Infrastructure -Financing and Management
  • Urban Space- Politics and Policy
  • Political Economy of Development
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Democratic Governance

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