M.A. (Sociology)

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Program Code 10940

Course Overview

  • Campus
  • Noida
  • Institute
  • Amity Institute of Social Sciences
  • University
  • Amity University Uttar Pradesh
  • Program Code
  • 10940
  • Eligibility
  • B.A. (Honours) Social Science/Humanities (Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, History, Psychology, Geography, Philosophy, Education, Social Work, Journalism, Linguistics)

  • 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
  • PEO1: Students shall be able to develop critical thinking relating to the study of Sociology, Sociological ideologies and philosophies; study of society; state and economy.
  • PEO2: To provide relevant training in Sociological theories and methods for engaging in research and development work at Regional, National and International levels. The programs also prepares students with academic competency for higher training and research by developing analytical and critical appreciation of the different courses offered for study.
  • PEO3: Students shall be able to demonstrate critical conceptual knowledge, theory and empirical information.
  • PEO4: Students shall be able to think critically, independently and creatively identify and formulate cases, issues, solutions related to Sociology.
  • PEO5: Students shall be able to develop range of leadership skills and exhibit imitativeness while working in collaboration and demonstrate ability to work in team with self-awareness of personal strengths and limitation.
  • PEO6: Students shall demonstrated highest level of ethical conduct; discuss professionalism and professional responsibility when involved in work place.
  • PEO7: Students shall be able to discuss and demonstrated professional skills which will lead to employability and exhibit capability to pursue alternate career paths such as doctoral training, post-doctoral research and advanced training certification
  • PEO8: Students shall be able to understand global issues from different perspectives and apply them in the field of sociology.
  • PEO9: Students shall be able to develop ability to update themselves using information technology.
  • PEO 10:Students shall develop ability and inquisitiveness to continuously update themselves with respect to the recent trends in the field of Sociology.
  • Students shall be able to develop critical thinking relating to the study of Sociology, Sociological ideologies and philosophies; study of society; state and economy.
  • To provide relevant training in Sociological theories and methods for engaging in research and development work at Regional, National and International levels. The programs also prepares students with academic competency for higher training and research by developing analytical and critical appreciation of the different courses offered for study.
  • Students shall be able to demonstrate critical conceptual knowledge, theory and empirical information.
  • Students shall be able to think critically, independently and creatively identify and formulate cases, issues, solutions related to Sociology.
  • Students shall be able to develop range of leadership skills and exhibit imitativeness while working in collaboration and demonstrate ability to work in team with self-awareness of personal strengths and limitation.
  • Students shall demonstrated highest level of ethical conduct; discuss professionalism and professional responsibility when involved in work place.
  • Students shall be able to discuss and demonstrated professional skills which will lead to employability and exhibit capability to pursue alternate career paths such as doctoral training, post-doctoral research and advanced training certification
  • Students shall be able to understand global issues from different perspectives and apply them in the field of sociology.
  • Students shall be able to develop ability to update themselves using information technology.
  • Students shall develop ability and inquisitiveness to continuously update themselves with respect to the recent trends in the field of Sociology.
  • Define Sociology as a comprehensive discipline keeping in mind the interdisciplinary approach.
  • Paraphrase the multiple sources and critically evaluate research strategies and methods.
  • Demonstrate critically conceptual, theoretical and empirical information
  • Categorize and apply research knowledge and skill to undertake research communicate political and social ideas.
  • Create the spirit of team work and leadership through coherent and sound knowledge of theories, principals, concepts and practices in sociology.
  • Invent communication skills and methods for case studies, report writing and policy formation by using original ideas.
  • Judge the knowledge gained after studying the curriculum at the P.G level for the professional arena.
  • Solve the issues related with management of current global issues by analyzing various sociological theories.
  • Judge the awareness skills and ability to make use and understanding of issues concerning social sciences with the help of latest digital information technology
  • Construct an environment to implement and to make use of various government sponsored projects and schemes launched for the betterment of the people.
  • Demonstrate knowledge creation and interpretation in the domain of sociology.
  • Develop strength of independent and active learning on sociological issues.
  • Demonstrate spirit of inquiry and good research skills for study of sociological issues .
  • Develop skill and knowledge of information technology for learning.
  • Demonstrate the application of the knowledge of sociological thinkers in critically analyzing application of the same in society.
  • Develop functional interpersonal and communication skills in dealing with people.
  • Develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrate analytical thinking in the task of decisions taking
  • Develop skills for team building and leadership in behaviour.
  • Apply knowledge of cultural relativism in the domain of cultural diversity and engage in intercultural dialogues.
  • Develop intellectual integrity and adhere to ethics of proper conduct.
  • Demonstrate traits of empathy and compassion
  • Develop skills of social entrepreneur and demonstrate employability.
  • Create a solid foundation of learning and working.
  • Demonstrate care towards the environment and sustainability

Course Structure

  • 1st Year
  • 2nd Year

Semester 1

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Indian Social Structure and Problems (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Sociology of India-I (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Sociological Thinkers-I (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Family, Marriage and Kinship (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Theoretical Approaches to Sociology I (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Term Paper (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 2.00 View
Rural Poverty and Livelihoods Promotion (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View

Semester 2

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Fundamentals of Sociology (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Sociology of India-II (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Sociological Thinkers-II (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Social Stratification and Inequality (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Theoretical Approaches to Sociology II (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Research Methods in Social Sciences (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Seminar (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 2.00 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 2.00 View
Indian Society, Structure and Change (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Polity and Society (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Religion and Society (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Sociology of Media (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Urban Sociology: Theory and Practice (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Social Policy and Planning (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
India and The World (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Tribal Transformation and Development (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 1 0 0 4.00 View
Urban Community Issues and Responses (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View