Second Major in Public Policy and Global Affairs

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Second Major in PPGA

To take Public Policy and Global Affairs as their second Major, students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 4.0 in their first year at university. Due to limited space, admission to the second Major is based on academic merit.

Students who choose Public Policy and Global Affairs as their second Major are required to complete the 3 core courses below and at least 8 prescribed electives (at least 2 must be level 4000 courses).

  • HA1001 Introduction to International Relations and Foreign Policy
  • HA1003 Introduction to Public Administration and Policy
  • HA1012 Fundamentals of Politics

At least 2 must be level 4000 courses from the list of prescribed electives

Course Code Course Title
HA1002 Introduction to Political Theory
HA1011 Politics of Singapore
HA2003 Politics and Government in Southeast Asia
HA2004 Theories in International Relations
HA2005 Contemporary Political Theory
HA2009 The Making of E-government
HA2011 Cost-benefit Analysis in Public Policy
HA2014 Public Organization and Management
HA2015 China in Africa
HA2017 Foreign Policy Analysis
HA2023 Research Methodology in Social Sciences
HA2024 Statistical Foundations for Public Administration and Policy
HA2026 American Foreign Policy
HA2027 Introduction to Quantitative Social Sciences
HA3001 Political Analysis of Public Policy
HA3004 United States and East Asia
HA3005 Politics of the Developing World
HA3007 Public Budgeting And Financial Management
HA3010 Mass Media and Public Policy
HA3014 Singapore's Foreign Policy
HA3015 Media and Politics
HA3016 China's Foreign Policy
HA3018 Borderless Migration?
HA3019 East Asian Security: Past, Present, and Future
HA3020 Justice
HA3022 The Origins of Modern Political Thought
HA3023 International Security
HA3024 China’s Re-emergence in World Politics
HA3025 The Politics and Practice of International Diplomacy
HA3026 Crisis Leadership and Management
HA3027 Comparative Regional Security Institutions: From Asia to Africa
HA3028 Political Parties and Elections
HA3029 China and Southeast Asia in the 21st Century
HA3030 Innovation Management and Policy
HA3032 Urban Politics and Policy-making
HA3080 Special topics in Public Policy
HA3090 Special Topics in Global Affairs
HA4001 ASEAN in the 21st Century
HA4006 Public Leadership
HA4011 Public Administration: Past, Present, and Future
HA4013 Advanced Topics in Democratic Theory: Democracy & Division   
HA4014 European Union
HA4016 Global Cities: Policy and Politics
HA4017 Economic Issues for Public Decision Making
HA4018 Policy Evaluation
HA4019 Methods in Political Theory
HA4021 Comparative Politics in Asia
HA4022 International Politics of the Asia-Pacific
HA4025 Designing and Conducting Qualitative Research
HA4026 Selected Topics in Health Care and Ageing
HA4028 Global Perspectives on Politics and Policy
HA4029 Quantitative Approach to International Relations
HA4030 Interstate Conflict
HA4031 Human Capital Management in the Government
HA4032 What is a City?
HA4033 Political Theory and Psychoanalysis
HA4034 Causal Inference In Policy Evaluation
HA4035 Food Politics and Policies
HA4036 Power in International Relations:  Order and Transition
HA4038 Critical International Theory
HA4039 Knowledge Politics
HA4040 Health, Disease Outbreaks and Politics
HA4041 Film and Political Theory
HA4042 Grand Strategy: From Great Powers to Small Powers in Asia
HA4043 Japanese Foreign Policy
HA4045 Policy Analysis in Practice
HA4046 Culture, Arts and Politics
HA4064 Model United Nations
HA4065 Crisis Diplomacy
HA4066 War in Film
HA4067 Geopolitics and Geoeconomics of the Mekong Region
HA4071 Religion in Plural Societies: Violence, Peace, and Identity