Program Details

M.Phil in Public Policy and Administration Details

Overall, the MPhil Program in Public Policy and Administration at Hazara University aims to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and values required to contribute to the public sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and private sector organizations that work on public policy issues.
The specific objectives of the MPhil Program include:

  • Developing a comprehensive understanding of public policy and administration, including theories, concepts, and practices.
  • Enhancing critical thinking and analytical skills required to evaluate, design and implement public policies and programs.
  • Providing training in research methods and techniques to conduct empirical research in the field of public policy and administration.
  • Developing skills to assess the impact of public policies on different stakeholders and society at large.
  • Providing an opportunity to specialize in specific areas of public policy and administration, such as governance, public finance, development, and social policy.
  • Enhancing communication and leadership skills to facilitate effective policy-making, implementation and evaluation.
  • Developing an ethical and professional approach to public policy and administration, including understanding the role of public servants in promoting public welfare and good governance.