Master of Science (M.Sc) in Governance and Public Policy
This two-year innovative programme offers students the opportunity to examine processes of governance and policy-making at a variety of levels, from global to local, and utilize ideas about governance to better comprehend contemporary policy processes in a range of settings. Students can explore these issues in a cross-disciplinary way, making use of insights from politics, international relations, social policy, sociology, demography, gerontology and social statistics. This programme is specifically structured to enable students to shape their degree around their own particular interests in the fields of governance and policy more broadly, and will appeal to those not only from a social science background, but also to those with relevant work experience in the public, private and third sectors and beyond who wish to expand their skills and knowledge portfolio.
Objectives and Learning Outcomes of M.Sc Governance and Public Policy
Graduates completing the programme will:
- have an integrated and advanced understanding of concepts, theories, contemporary trends and developments in public policy, administration and management.
- have the ability to reflect on and synthesizes complex information and issues, and apply relevant theories to the analysis of problems and challenges in public administration, public policy and public management.
- have developed appropriate critical research and evaluative skills, and the capacity to clearly articulate the implications of their findings for the theory and practice of public administration, public policy and/or public management; and
- have the capacity to transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
- B.A/B.Sc/B.Com/BBA or equivalent 14 year of education
- 60% marks in B.A/B.Sc/B.Com/BBA or equivalent qualification
- Rusticated/expelled from a University for misconduct
- Involved in offence of moral turpitude
- Currently enrolled in an academic programme in other College/University
Year 1 Semester 1
|GPP 01||Theories and Models of Governance||3||None|
|GPP 02||Process of Policy Making||3||None|
|GPP 03||Monitoring & Evaluation of Public Policy||3||None|
|GPP 04||Managing State-Society Relations||3||None|
|GPP 05||Comparative Administrative||3||None|
Year 1 Semester 2
|GPP 06||Economics of Pakistan||3||None|
|GPP 07||Issues of Governance in Pakistan||3||None|
|GPP 08||Strategic Leadership and Governance||3||None|
|GPP 09||Governance and Institutional Development||3||None|
|GPP 10||Public Policy in Pakistan||3||None|
Year 2 Semester 3
|GPP 11||Demography Governance and Change||3||None|
|GPP 12||Migration and Urbanization||3||None|
|GPP 13||Financial Management of Public Sector||3||None|
|GPP 14||Research Methods in Social Sciences||3||None|
|GPP 15||Democracy and Institution Building in Pakistan||3||None|
Year 2 Semester 4
|GPP 16||NGOs Management||3||None|
|GPP 17||Quantitative Techniques for Policy Making and Administration||3||None|
|GPP 18||Comparative Public Policy Models||3||None|
|GPP 19||E-governance and Technology Policy||3||None|
LIST OF ELECTIVES
Students are required to take courses from this list.
List of elective courses may be revised as per requirement.