Second Major in PPGA

Intake before August 2016​ | Intake after August 2016

*For PPGA 2nd Major students admitted in 2016 and after.

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 from the below two  categories; at least 2 must be level 4000 courses.

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


Politics and International Relations

  • 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
  • HA2015 China in Africa
  • HA2017 Foreign Policy Analysis
  • HA2023 Research Methodology in Social Sciences​
  • HA3004 United States and East Asia
  • HA3005 Politics of the Developing World
  • HA3014 Singapore's Foreign Policy
  • HA3015 Media and Politics
  • HA3016 China's Foreign Policy
  • HA3018 Borderless Migration
  • HA3019 East Asian Security
  • HA3020 Justice
  • HA3021 Comparative Politics in Asia
  • HA3024 China’s Re-emergence in World Politics
  • HA3025 The Politics and Practice of International Diplomacy
  • HA3026 Crisis Leadership and Management
  • HA4001 ASEAN in the 21st Century
  • HA4013 Advanced Topics in Democratic Theory: Democracy & Division 
  • HA4014 European Union
  • HA4016 Global Cities: Policy and Politics
  • HA4022 International Politics of the Asia-Pacific
  • HA4028 Global Perspectives on Politics and Policy
  • HA4029 Quantitative Approach to International Relations
  • HA4030 Interstate Conflict
  • HA4033 Political Theory and Psychoanalysis
  • HA4064 Model United Nations
  • HA4065 Crisis Diplomacy​
  • HA4066 War in Film


Public Policy and Public Administration

  • HA2009 The Making of E-government
  • HA2011 Cost-benefit Analysis in Public Policy
  • HA2012 Global Problems and Policy
  • HA2013 Comparative Public Policy
  • HA2014 Public Organization and Management
  • HA2016 Global Governance & Regulation
  • HA2020 Socio-Political Analysis in Public Policy 
  • HA2024 Statistical Foundations for Public Administration and Policy
  • HA3007 Public Budgeting and Financial Management
  • HA3010 Mass Media and Public Policy
  • HA3013 Managing Human Behavior in the Public Sector
  • HA4006 Special Topic in Public Administration
  • HA4011 Public Administration: Past, Present & Future
  • HA4012 Challenging Issues in Singapore
  • HA4017 Economic Issues for Public Decision Making
  • HA4018 Policy Evaluation​
  • HA4025 Designing and Conducting Qualitative Research
  • HA4026 Selected Topics in Healthcare and Ageing
  • HA4031 Human Capital Management in the Government
  • HA4032 What is a City?
  • HA4034 Causal Inference In Policy Evaluation
  • HA4035 Food Politics and Policies