MA (Public Policy & International Affairs)

MA (Public Policy & International Affairs)
  • Postgraduate
  • Jagran School of Public Policy and International Affairs
Starts from:August 16, 2021
  • Course Code MAPAA
  • Duration 2 Years
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Min Qualification 50% in undergraduate degree from a recognised institute/university.
Course Objective

The Master in Public Policy and International Affairs program equips future decision-makers with the knowledge and practical skills to make sound International policy decisions. The course aims to provide comprehensive analysis of various streams in international affairs like conflict resolution, diplomacy, human rights, international finance and international law. This programme student acquires the substantive knowledge, practical skills and real-world experience to address the big issues of international affairs. The curriculum integrates extensive experiential learning, including capstone workshop projects with organizations around the world. Students pursue a customizable core curriculum, including a wide range of courses on international politics and political economy. Students also choose from a broad range of majors: International Security Policy, International Finance and Economic Policy, Economic and Political Development, Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy, Energy and Environment, and Urban and Social Policy.

Specialization Offered
  • International Environmental Policy
  • Development and Socio-Economic Policies
  • South Asian Policy of Government of India
  • Personnel Management and Industrial Policy
  • International Finance and Economic Policy
  • Economic and Political Development
  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy
  • Energy & Environment
  • Gender

I Semester

  • Introduction to Public Policy and Policy Process
  • Social and Cultural Theory
  • Micro and Macro Economics
  • Foundations in International Relations
  • Foundations in Political Ideas
  • Communications & Social Movements
  • Managing Government Partnerships and CSR

II Semester

  • Globalization, International Political Economy & Development
  • Law, Governance & Institutions
  • Public Finance & Administration
  • Evolution of the International Systems
  • Power, Politics & Policy
  • Local, State & Central Administration
  • Civil Society & Governance System
III Semester

  • Policy Design & Delivery
  • Research Methodologies
  • New International Security Challenges
  • Refugees, Law , Human Rights and Realities
  • Global Governance: Origins, Challenges & Trajectories
  • Project: Policies & Case Ecologies

Select One:

  • Development and Public Policy: Theories and Experience
  • Education Policy and Foundations
  • Environment and Public Policy
  • Public Health Policy
IV Semester

  • Foreign Policy & Diplomacy
  • Strategic Studies
  • Indigenous Politics & Dynamics of Public Policy
  • Social Justice, Gender, Peace and development in Global and Local Perspectives
  • International Crisis Management
  • Internship field work/Capstone Project

Admission Charges
(One-Time, Non-Refundable)
Caution Money
(One-Time, Refundable)
Alumni Fund
(One-Time, Non-Refundable)
Digitalization Charges
(Per Year)
Tuition Fees
(Per Year)
Exam Fees
(Per Year)
INR 20,000 INR 5,000 INR 10,000 INR 10,000 INR 95,000 INR 15,000

Admission Charges
(One-Time, Non-Refundable)
Caution Money
(One-Time, Refundable)
Alumni Fund
(One-Time, Non-Refundable)
Digitalization Charges
(Per Year)
Tuition Fees
(Per Year)
Exam Fees
(Per Year)
$570 $140 $290 $280 $2,720 $420

100% on Tuition Fees
8.5 CGPA or Equivalent

50% on Tuition Fees (Max 25 Seats)
8.0 – 8.49 CGPA or Equivalent

All scholarship will be on Year 1 Tuition Fee only

Public policy and international affairs is a vast career field with several opportunities for individuals. Careers in public policy revolve around issues related to environment, sustainability, urban development, infrastructure and general policy related matters. The careers may range from working around the world in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors and getting involved in diplomacy and international policy. Other possible positions include becoming an analyst with a think tank, working in the public sphere, or working for various international businesses.

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