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Double Master of Public Administration (LSE-Sciences Po)

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Programme Code: TMPPSP

Department: School of Public Policy

For students starting this programme of study in 2022/23

The programme is taught over two academic years (21 months).

Year 1 at Sciences Po

The first year is spent at the School of Public Affairs at Sciences Po.

Year 2 at the LSE

Students will join the London School of Economics

Please note that places are limited on some optional courses. Admission onto any particular course is not guaranteed and may be subject to timetabling constraints and/or students meeting specific prerequisite requirements.


Paper 1

PP4B3 MPA Capstone Project (1.0)

Paper 2

PP4V8 Policy Paper (0.5)

Paper 3

One course of any unit value from the following:

 

PP410 Public Economics for Public Policy (0.5) #

 

PP418 Globalisation and Economic Policy (0.5) #

 

PP419 Advanced Empirical Methods for Policy Analysis (0.5) #

 

PP448 International Political Economy and Development (0.5)

 

PP449 Comparative Political Economy and Development (0.5)

 

PP452 Applying Behavioural Economics for Social Impact: Design, Delivery, Evaluation and Policy (0.5) #

 

PP454 Development Economics (1.0) #

 

PP4J2 New Institutions of Public Policy: Strategic Philanthropy, Impact Investment and Social Enterprise (0.5)

 

PP4X6 Welfare Analysis and Measurement (1.0)

Paper 4

Courses to the value of between 1.5 unit(s) and 2.0 unit(s) from the following options list:

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Economic Policy Specialism

Students must pass two of the following three courses to qualify for this specialism.

PP410 Public Economics for Public Policy (0.5) # A

PP418 Globalisation and Economic Policy (0.5) # B

PP419 Advanced Empirical Methods for Policy Analysis (0.5) # C

International Development Specialism

PP448 International Political Economy and Development (0.5)

PP449 Comparative Political Economy and Development (0.5)

PP454 Development Economics (1.0) # D

Inequality and Poverty Specialism

PP4X6 Welfare Analysis and Measurement (1.0)

Social Impact Specialism

PP452 Applying Behavioural Economics for Social Impact: Design, Delivery, Evaluation and Policy (0.5) # E

PP4J2 New Institutions of Public Policy: Strategic Philanthropy, Impact Investment and Social Enterprise (0.5) F

International Political Economy Specialism

PP418 Globalisation and Economic Policy (0.5) # G

PP448 International Political Economy and Development (0.5)

Courses not contributing to a specialism

FM471 Sustainable Finance and Impact Investing (0.5) #

PP406 Philosophy for Public Policy (0.5)

PP411L Political Economy Applications for Public Policy (0.5) #

PP411M Political Entrepreneurship (0.5)

PP412 Global Social Protection Design and Delivery (0.5)

PP413 Growth Diagnostics in Development: Theory and Practice (0.5) #

PP414 Policy-Making: Process, Challenges and Outcomes (0.5)

PP415 Technology, Data Science and Policy (0.5) #

PP416 Beyond the policy cycle: how theory explains practice (0.5)

PP417L The Practice of Effective Climate Policy (0.5)

PP417M The Practice of Effective Climate Policy (0.5)

PP423 Anticipatory Policymaking (0.5)

PP424 Happiness and Public Policy (0.5)

PP450 Public Organisations: Theory and Practice (0.5) #

PP4B4 Dissertation (1.0) 1 H

PP4E5 Innovations in the governance of public services delivery (0.5)

PP4G3 Designing and Managing Change in the Public Sector (0.5)

PP4J4 Designing and Implementing Evidence-Informed Policies and Programmes (0.5)

PP4J5 Fiscal Governance and Budgeting (0.5)

PP4V8 Policy Paper (0.5) 2 I

In addition, students may choose courses from elsewhere in LSE with approval of the Programme Director and subject to acceptance by the course convenor. Availability of a place on a course outside the School of Public Policy is not guaranteed and is subject to space, regulations, and timetable constraints.


Footnotes

A : Designed for Year 2 students; only available in Year 1 with permission from the Programme Director.

B : Designed for Year 2 students; only available in Year 1 with permission from the Programme Director.

C : Not available in Year 1.

D : Not available in Year 1. 

E : Not available in Year 1. 

F : Not available in Year 1.

G : Designed for Year 2 students; only available in Year 1 with permission from the Programme Director.

H : Not available in Year 1. 

I : Not available in Year 1. 


Note for prospective students:
For changes to graduate course and programme information for the next academic session, please see the graduate summary page for prospective students. Changes to course and programme information for future academic sessions can be found on the graduate summary page for future students.