BS Public Policy & Governance


Riphah Institute of Public Policy (RIPP), Riphah International University intends to offers Bachelors/Undergraduate Program focuses in domain of policy having specializations in the areas of Public Policy & Governance. The program offers rigorous academic training in research design and familiarizes students/Scholars with cutting-edge theories, methods, tools and concepts in the field of Policy and Governance. The Scholars will learn the tools of policy analysis and how to apply them to real time policy problems across fields in domestic and as well as in international contexts. Purpose/Objectives of the Program The Purpose of the program is to establish a solid foundation for the research and students seeking BS/Undergraduate level courses which broaden and deepen their knowledge in Public Policy discipline.


  • To equip students with all the required basic knowledge of relevant theories andexposure of practical field necessary for the contribution to policy development process at local, provincial and state level.
  • To deliver the basic and advanced understanding of the economic, social, political administrative, and legislative dimensions of policy analysis, and process.
  • To foster the clear understanding and rational perspective on the basic issues of policy process and implications under considerations of social welfare and equality.
  • To enhance the interpersonal and professional skills of the students related to market demand and national requirement.

Intended Outcomes

  • The key concepts concerning state and society in relation to policy development and deployment.
  • Practical techniques for outcome assessment, monitoring and management.
  • The key concepts concerning administration, policy and execution
  • The key policy and legal approaches, paying significant to the practical implications and theoretical perspectives.
  • The basic research techniques and methodology for the evaluation of existing and new policies.

BS Public Policy is a minimum of 130 credit hours program and is open to students who have 12 years of education in any discipline. The degree would offer different areas of specialization for conceptual
clarity and strategic understanding.

Program Public Policy and Governance
4 Years
Total Credit Hours
Thesis /Research Project
6 Cr Hrs
The medium of instruction

  • Classroom lectures
  • Presentations and Guest Lectures
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Exposure Visits

Sessional and Mid Term = 60%
End Term = 40%

The university will announce admission two times a year in spring and
fall semester. The Students will get admission as per University Policy. The applicants have to
submit application for admission which is available at admission office of the university. After
scrutiny of the applications, the university will conduct admission test. Admission will be based
on merit basis.


Study Level Study Mode Program Length Intake Scholarship Class Timings 1st Semester Fee
Full Time
04 Years
Spring& Fall
Need & Merit-Based Scholarships up to 100%


Eligibility Classes Timing Course Length Intake Scholarship Start Date
45% marks in intermediate (12 years of formal Education)
8 Semester
Spring& Fall
Need & Merit-Based Scholarships up to 100%


UAN: 033-11-000-111,
UAN Lahore: 042-111-747-424