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
  • 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.
  • To understand and interpret the concepts of development and welfare.
  • To demonstrate the Independent and Active Learning by indulging in discussions and debates.
  • emonstrate Inquiry and apply research knowledge and skills to undertake research in development issues.
  • Able to use Information and Digital Literacy in devlopment sector.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of frameworks of critical analysis and reflective practice.
  • Demonstarte Interpersonal Communication Skills in dealing with people
  • Demonstrate Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills in day to day conduct.
  • Demonstrate Analytical Thinking while taking Decision.
  • Display Team building and leadership skills in day today conduct
  • Respect Cultural Diversity and encourage Intercultural Dialogue
  • Demonstrate Intellectual Integrity and work according to the Ethics
  • conduct with Empathy and Compassion in all dealings.
  • Demonstrate Social Entrepreneurial skills and able to get Employment
  • Demonstrate the ongoing engagement as an active participant in learning to advance knowledge of devlopment sector laying Foundation for learning and working
  • Prevent and Preserve Environment and work towards Sustainability

Course Structure

  • 1st Year
  • 2nd Year

Semester 1

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

Semester 2

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
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
Public Opinion and Survey Research (PG) Employability & Skill Enhancement Courses 2 0 0 0 3.00 View
Social Work with Elderly (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Theory and Practice of Public Administration - II (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Participatory Development, Community Organization and Social Action (PG) Core Courses 3 1 0 0 4.00 View
Gender and Development (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View

Semester 3

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Globalization and Development (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Social Work in Corporate Sector (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Management of Development Organisations (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Sustainability and Development (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Urban Community Issues and Responses (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Rural Micro Finance Management (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Humanitarian and Development Aid (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Summer Internship (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 2.00 View
Monetary Theory and Policy (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View