M.A. Admissions

Master of Arts (Public Policy and Governance)

Location: Hyderabad

School: School of Public Policy and Governance


Intake: 40

Description

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  • Initiated in 2013, the School of Public Policy and Governance (SPPG) is conceived to respond to the mismatch between existing policy institutions and emerging social and policy challenges
  • Current governance frameworks now include a wider panoply of state, parastatal and non-state actors
  • These institutions demand a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, drawn from outside the government, to engage with policy ideas through an analysis of institutions and regulatory practices, social structure, big-data and analytics, and law
  • Responding to this demand, TISS- Hyderabad offers a two year full time graduate programme - M.A. in Public Policy and Governance (MA-PPG)
  • It provides students with interdisciplinary expertise, methodological skills and field experience required for working as a public policy professional or to pursue higher academic degrees
  • It encourages students to engender operational frameworks for accountable governance and create human opportunities towards a just society

For particulars about Course Curriculum, Key learning Outcome, Employment Opportunities and Past Employment Record and other details, please download: School of Public Policy and Governance Brochure

Distribution of Credit Hours:

Year Details Credits

     First



Foundation COurses 6
Core Courses 15
Common COurses 6
Policy Area Concentrations 2
Choice Based Credit System 2
Experiential Learning 8

     Second


Core Courses 14
Common COurses 2
Policy Area Concentrations 4
Choice Based Credit System 2
Experiential Learning 0
Dissertation 8
           Total Credits 69

Note: 1 credit = 15 hours classroom teaching or 30 hours lab/field experience/workshop/self - study.

Semesterwise Courses:

Semester Course Code Course Title Credits
  I         FC1  Understanding Society  2
FC2  Understanding Economy 2
 FC3  Understanding Politics  2
PPG1 Public Policy: Paradigms & Practices  2
 PPG2  Ethics of Public Action 2
 PPG3 Economic Analysis of Public Policy 2
 CoM 1 Philosophy and Methods of Social Research - 1 2
 WS Academic Writing and Communication Skills 0
 EL 1 Understanding Rural Society 4
         II PPG 4 State , Markets and Regulatory Institutions 2
PPG 5 policy Institutions in Practice 2
PPG 6 Development Economics and Public Policy 2
PPG 7 Statistical Techniques and Data Analysis 3
CoM 2 Philosophy & Methods of Social Research - II 2
RDG 2 Public Policy and Local Governance 2
PPG - PAC - UB 1 Urban Economics 2
PPG - PAC - SCPP I Social Conflict and Public Policy  
CBCS 1 Elective I 2
WS Academic Writing and Communication Skills:Writing Policy Memos and Policy Briefs 0
EL 2 Hands - on Experience of Implementation of a Specific Public Policy 4
III PPG 8 Civil Society, New Social Movements and Public Policy 2
PPG 9 Comparative Public Policy 2
PPG 10 Impact Evaluation 2
PPG 11 Policy Analysis Exercise 2
PPG 12  Reading Texts & Research Writing 2
RDG 6 Law, State and Governance 2
PPG - PAC - UB 2 Urban Identities & Governance 2
PPG - PAC - SCPP 2 Social Conflict, Familiar Margins, and Public Policy  
CBCS 2 Elective II 2
EL 3 Internship/Field Placements for Collecting Primary Data for the Dissertation 0
IV PPG 13 Public Economics 2
PPG 14 Doing Public Policies : A Practicum 2
PPG - PAC - UB 3 Urban Planning and Policies 2
PPG - DIS Field Placement - based dissertation & viva - voce 8

Note: The Total number of credits, list of CBCS courses and semester - wise listing of courses is provisional, and may undergo some changes. Due to current pandemic situation courses may be shifted or taught acorss semesters.

Fee Structure:

 

Component M.A. In Public Policy and Governance (PPG)
Semester
I II III IV
FEE Tuition Fee 12,000 12,000 12,000 12,000
Examination Fee 800 800 800 800
Health Centre Charges 100 0 0 0
CHARGES Field Work Charges 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
IT  Charges 1,000 1,000 1,000 1,000
Convocation Charges 0 0 0 2,000
ID Card charges 300 0 0 0
FUNDS Students’ Competency Fund 3,000 3,000 3,000 3,000
Internship Fund 0 0 0 0
Lab Charges / Studio Fund 0 0 0 0
Development Fund 8,000 8,000 0 0
Students' Union Fund 500 500 500 500
Medical Insurance Fund 1,500 0 1,500 0
DEPOSITS Caution Deposit (Refundable at the time of exit from programme on submission of No Dues Certificate) 10,000 0 0 0
  Total Course Fee 38,200 26,300 19,800 20,300
  Hostel and Dining Hall Charges:      
OTHER
CHARGES
Dining Hall (Advance) Charges To be paid to the service provider directly by the students who avail the facility.
Hostel & Electricity Charges
  Total Charges 0 0 0 0
*Details under School        
Institute reserves the right to revise the Fee Structure of programmes if necessary.
Some Schools will organise Practicum / Study tour / Rural field work / Urban field work/Winter Institute, expenses for these are not shown in the above table. These expenses will have to be met by the students themselves at the time of the activity.

 

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