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Programmes

MA Public Policy and Governance

Offered by:

1. School of Ethics, Governance, Culture & Social Systems

Specialization:

Specialisation as Electives

Duration:

2 years fulltime master’s program with Flexi timings

Eligibility :

Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university. The department may conduct tests/interviews to determine the selection of candidates for the programme.

For More Information and to apply:

Email: admissions@cvv.ac.in

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1800-270-4888 or 75588 96000

Description:

The MA Public Policy and Governance (MPPG) is a two-year master’s degree programme, which opens avenues into the world of public affairs for those who are passionate and committed about contributing to social and political change by engaging with public institutions as a policy researcher, commentator, consultant or advisor. This programme is a joint initiative of the Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV) and the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), an independent think tank based in Kochi. It aims to impart the necessary knowledge and skills that will help the students to develop meaningful and sustainable solutions to the challenging situations in public affairs and governance. An effective training in theory complemented by learning experiences from real-world policy challenges covering key areas will help the students to address contemporary political, economic and social issues.

The MPPG programme offered by CVV shall be the first of its kind in Kerala. This programme shall also be a knowledge and skill enhancer for serving and prospective bureaucrats, judicial officers, financial and banking professionals, development professionals, social entrepreneurs, economists and social leaders. 

Course Structure

Program Structure & Credit Details
No COURSE TYPE COURSE TITLE CREDIT
1 Core courses

1. Fundamentals of Public Policymaking: Paradigm and Practices

2. Economics for Policymakers

3. Quantitative and Qualitative Methods for Policy Research

4. Idea of Development: Theory and Praxis

5. Public Policy Analysis and Implementation

6. Understanding Governance: Constitutional Context, Institutions and Practices

7. Global Governance Agenda and International Organisations

8. Public Policy Communication

9. Data Analytics

10. Technology and Challenges to Conventional Public Policy Frameworks2

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

2

Foundation Courses

1.Introduction to Indic Knowledge Systems

2.Indian Conceptions of Dharma and Niti

5

4

3

Elective courses (Any 3)

1. Public Health and Patient Safety

2. Education Policy and Sustainable Development

3. Agriculture and Rural Economy

4. Urban Governance

5. Cultural Heritage Protection

6. Energy Policy

7. International Trade and Economy

8. Technology and Disruptive Practices





 

3*4

 

Life transformation courses: Yoga/Seva

 

2

Internship/ field engagement

 

2

Dissertation

 

6

 

Total Credits

69


Exit Criteria

NA


Programme Fee (Indian & International)
  • INR 60,000 per annum for Day Scholars.
  • INR 1,60,000 per annum for Residential Students.
  • USD 3,800 per annum for International Residential Students.

Caution Deposit and Semester 1 Fee

  • Every candidate selected for admission at Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth will be required to deposit an amount of INR 10,000 towards caution deposit and the first semester programme fees in order to confirm his/her offer of admission by the acceptance deadline as specified in the offer letter.

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