Electives

Below is a list of Electives available. Please note that not all electives will be offered in any one semester, and the elective details are subject to change without prior notice. Please check each respective programmes’ page for the maximum number of electives allowed.

Management and Leadership

  • PP5146 Decentralization, Governance & Sustainable Development
  • PP5156 Moral Reasoning and Policy Communications
  • PP5165 Market Failures and Government Intervention
  • PP5168 Public Service Leadership
  • PP5178 Leadership and Decision-making Skills
  • PP5184 Communications for Public Leadership
  • PP5188 Social Entrepreneurship
  • PP5189 Practices in Better and Effective Governance
  • PP5197 Cultural Competence
  • PP5209 Exercising Leadership
  • PP5224 Value-Focused Negotiations
  • PP5229 Education Policy in Singapore: Comparative Perspectives
  • PP5239 Good Governance and Ethics Management
  • PP5242J Effective Implementation: Learning from Effective Implementers
  • PP5249 Media, Public Opinion and Public Policy
  • PP5267 Urban Transport Policy: A Global View
  • PP5274 Financial Management for Policy Makers
  • PP5276 Dialogue, Facilitation and Consensus Building
  • PP5287 Leadership and Teamwork
  • PP5298 Singapore Development Experience
  • PP5504 Public Finance and Budgeting
  • PP5507 Policy Innovation Lab

Politics and International Affairs

  • PP5142 Liveable and Sustainable Cities – A Singapore Case-study
  • PP5146 Decentralization, Governance & Sustainable Development
  • PP5147 Asian Global Cities
  • PP5150 Social Welfare in East Asia
  • PP5158 International Relations of Asia after World War II
  • PP5164 International Conflict Analysis and Resolution
  • PP5180 Trade Policy and Global Value Chains
  • PP5181 State Fragility and Peacemaking
  • PP5182 Redesigning Models of Global Power Relations
  • PP5186 Japan and ASEAN
  • PP5187 Foreign Policy of Global Business
  • PP5193 Asian International and Strategic Thought
  • PP5215 Changes in Singapore's Political Economy
  • PP5226 Social Policy Designs
  • PP5238 Urban Growth and Development
  • PP5266 Global Health Policy and Issues
  • PP5273 Political Islam and Governance
  • PP5291 Security in Asia-Pacific
  • PP5508 Regional Integration - the cases of ASEAN and EU

Economics and Development

  • PP5105 Cost-Benefit Analysis in Public Policy
  • PP5136 Applied Public Sector Economics
  • PP5138 Econometrics for Public Policy Analysis
  • PP5141 Post-Crisis Economics and Policy Implications for Asia
  • PP5165 Market Failures and Government Intervention
  • PP5176 China and the Global Economy
  • PP5179 Air and Water Pollution
  • PP5191 Public Administration, Technology and Innovation
  • PP5194 Natural Disasters and Climate Change
  • PP5196 Education Economics and Policy
  • PP5198 Chinese Political Leadership and Economic Development
  • PP5199 The Economics of Corruption in Growth and Development
  • PP5203 Behavioral Economics and Public Policy
  • PP5211 Policy Analytics in Finance and Banking
  • PP5212 Financial Issues, Trade and Investment in Asia
  • PP5216 Economic Growth in Developing Asia
  • PP5220 National Science and Technology Policy Analysis
  • PP5223 Population Ageing, Public Policy, and Family
  • PP5234 Economics of Developing Countries
  • PP5236 Poverty, Inequality, and Public Policy
  • PP5247 International Economic Policy
  • PP5257 Water Policy & Governance
  • PP5269 Environmental Economics and Public Policy
  • PP5278 Health Economics and Public Policy
  • PP5279 Clusters and National Competitiveness
  • PP5504 Public Finance and Budgeting
  • PP5507 Policy Innovation Lab
  • PP5509 Critical Issues in the Design of Pensions Systems

Evidence-Based Innovation Lab

  • PP5149 Big Data, Official Statistics, and Public Policy
  • PP5191 Public Administration, Technology and Innovation
  • PP5192 Data Analytics - Science, Art and Applications
  • PP5220 National Science and Technology Policy Analysis
  • PP5228 Evidence-Informed Policy Development
  • PP5507 Policy Innovation Lab

Enquiries

Aside from the comprehensive information on our admissions page, if you have any other queries or would like to receive a copy of our programme brochure, please submit your request via our query form. Alternatively, you may also speak to our admissions officers at +65 6516 8004.