M.A. (Development Studies)

Post Graduate Programmes

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Program Code 10115

Course Overview

  • Campus
  • Noida
  • Institute
  • Amity Institute of Social Sciences
  • University
  • Amity University Uttar Pradesh
  • Program Code
  • 10115
  • Eligibility
  • Graduation

  • Duration
  • 2 years
  • 1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.53
  • 1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.795
 
  • Fee Structure
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Program Learning Outcomes
1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.53
1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.795
  • To impart interdisciplinary social science knowledge and professional skills to aspirants of development studies.
  • To provide relevant training in social science theory and methods for engaging in research and development work at regional, national and international levels. The program also prepares students with academic competency for higher training and research by developing analytical and critical appreciation of the different courses offered for study.
  • To prepare students with academic competency for higher training and research by developing analytical and critical appreciation of the different courses offered for study
  • Define concepts, theoretical perspectives and historical trends in development process.
  • Describe application of social research methods and techniques for development studies
  • Apply critique theories of development and select approaches to development
  • Analyze knowledge, skills and ingenuity in communicating with a wide range of audiences.
  • Develop conduct to work with dignity, curiosity , objectivity and confidence
  • Justify awareness, appreciation and application of the core values in development process.
  • Create an understanding of various development agencies and Non Government Organization for employment opportunities in development agencies.
  • Develop analytical thinking for engaging in globalization process
  • Demonstrate knowledge, efficiency and skills in using information technology.
  • Apply well grounded knowledge of development studies with multidisciplinary perspectives, offering a strong foundation for life long learning.

Course Structure

  • 1st Year
  • 2nd Year

Semester 1

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Development Paradigms (PG) Core Courses 3 1 0 0 4.00 View
Quantitative Analysis (PG) Core Courses 3 1 0 0 4.00 View
Rural Poverty and Livelihoods Promotion (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Term Paper (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 2.00 View
Development Economics (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Economic Analysis (PG) Core Courses 3 1 0 0 4.00 View
Development and Environment (PG) Core Courses 4 0 0 0 4.00 View

Semester 2

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Participatory Development, Community Organization and Social Action (PG) Core Courses 3 1 0 0 4.00 View
Theory and Practice of Public Administration - II (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Research Methodology in Economics (PG) Core Courses 3 1 0 0 4.00 View
Seminar (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 2.00 View
Public Economics (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Gender and Development (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Social Work with Elderly (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View

Semester 3

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Summer Internship (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 4.00 View
Case Study (PG) Mandatory Courses 0 0 0 0 3.00 View
Monetary Theory and Policy (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Sustainability and Development (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Rural Micro Finance Management (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Globalization and Development (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Management of Development Organisations (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View

Semester 4

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Dissertation (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 8.00 View
International Organizations and World Order (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Development Planning (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Social Demography and Migration (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Human Resource Development and Labour Laws (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Social Work and Disaster Management (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Disabled Population and Social Work (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Rural Community Issues and Responses (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Public Policy and Social Development (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View