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MA Geography Programme includes a comprehensive and in-depth study of the physical features of the earth and deals with including physical, regional, cultural, and economic aspects through an advanced academic exploration

This program puts more emphasis on the study of the social science aspect. This degree plays the basis for further studies and research in this field. Aside from the subject of Geography, the program covers aspects of related subjects such as Human Geography which is also known as the science of how the environment and space were created and continue to evolve. Master in Geography in India also covers elements of how the environment is affected by the influence of human beings and vice-versa.

Eligibility

Bachelor Degree with as main or subsidiary subject from UGC approved University.

  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Fee (Per Semester)
    5,500/-
    Examinations Fee (Per Semester)
    1,500/-
    Registration Fee
    500/-
    Enrollment Fee
    1,000/-

 

Highlights

  • To introduce the nature of physical systems such as geomorphologic processes and natural hazards.
  • To teach demographic, social and cultural attributes such as migration, social relations and cultural identity.
  • To teach historical, economic, cultural, social and physical characteristics of regions, notably how they came to be, their main role and function and how they are changing.
  • The main objective is to underline that human activities are subject to adaptation and change.
  • To understand regional development and how economic opportunities are captured retained and expanded.
  • To provide an understanding of environmental systems such as climate and biogeography.
  • To teach the regional geography of the world, particularly from the perspective of how human, physical and environmental components of the world interact.
  • To develop the ability to understand and read maps, students will develop cartography skills and will be able to create maps on their own.
Program-objective

 

Curriculum Details

  • Evolution of Geographical Thoughts (up to 1800 AD)
  • Structural and Dynamic Basis of Geomorphology
  • Principles and Theory of Economic Geography
  • Practical
  • Man and Natural Environment
  • Culture Geography
  • Population Geography
  • Quantitative Technique in Geography
  • Basic Yoga Texts
  • Society and Environment
  • Indian Ethos and Values
  • General Psychology
  • Social Growth and Development
  • Human Development

  • Modern and Contemporary Geographical Thoughts (19th Century onwards)
  • Principal of Climatology
  • Principles and Theory of Economic Geography
  • Practical
  • Geography of Rural Settlements
  • Plant Geography with Special Reference to Tropics
  • Geography of Tourism and Recreation
  • Geographical Perspective on Sustainable Development
  • Geographical Perspective on Sustainable Development
  • Geography of Tribes with Special Reference to Rajasthan
  • Geography of Crime
  • Human Resources Management
  • Air and Noise Pollution & Control
  • Disaster Management
  • Naturopathy and Ayurveda
  • Human Rights
  • Naturopathy and Ayurveda

  • Advanced Geography of India
  • Fundamentals of Natural Hazards and Disaster Management
  • Urban Geography
  • Practical
  • Political Geography
  • Advanced Geomorphology
  • Contemporary Issues in Human Geography
  • Marketing Geography
  • Social Geography
  • Research Methodology
  • Public Administration in India
  • Social Justice, Human Rights in India
  • Yoga and Health
  • General Psychology
  • Indian Philosophy
  • Solid and Hazardous Waste Management

  • Geography of Rajasthan
  • Agricultural Geography
  • Applied Geography
  • Practical
  • Bio Geography
  • Industrial Geography
  • Regional Planning and Development
  • Geography of Water Resources
  • Oceanography
  • Principles and Applications of Remote Sensing and Geographical System
  • Dissertation
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Program Outcomes (POs)

  • PO1

    Critical Thinking: Solve complex problems by critical thinking, discussion, analysing and modelling them.

  • PO2

    Research and Development: Use the knowledge earned from different courses by involving himself/herself in research and development effectively for the benefit of all.

  • PO3

    Interpretation: Interpret the problems by getting involved in varied sources that include manuscripts, observations, books, scientific reports, journals, case studies of geographical regions and the internet etc.

  • PO4

    Understanding and Evaluation: Understand the concepts, theories and practicals of geography and mathematics for their applications in the real world, and enhance career prospects in a huge array of fields.

  • PO5

    Documentation and Reporting: Report the findings of critical thinking observations interpretation, understanding, evaluation and demonstration after effective documentation. Graphical representations such as pie diagrams, bar charts etc. make the report such which is easy for all readers.

  • PO6

    Communication: Communicate effectively (verbal and written) on geographical solutions based on case studies and data analysis with the society.

  • PO7

    Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of urbanization, development in societal and environmental contexts, and provide solutions which are sustainable to all.

  • PO8

    Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of geographical changes.

 

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

To Compare and contrast the theories, philosophies, and concepts in the discipline of geography, including unifying themes of spatial patterns and structures, the interrelationship between people and places, and the interactions between nature and society.

To demonstrate an advanced understanding of ability to differentiate among the various methodologies used in geographic research and acquire, analyse, evaluate, interpret and critique geographic data and/or research.

To Identify and assess how geographic concepts apply in the workplace and in everyday life to solve real-world problems.

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Career Path

  • Academic Jobs e.g. teacher and professor
  • Demographer
  • Research Analyst
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analyst
  • PHP Developer regarding earth science
  • Web Specialist related to geographic information
  • Cartographer and Surveyor

FAQ

What are the career prospects after completing MA/MSc. geography programme?

Post Graduation in Geography Programmes can incorporate students in a wide range of careers in Teaching, Demography, Research analysis, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Analysis, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Engineering, PHP Developing, Web Specialist related to geographic information, Cartographer and other related fields.

What kind of grooming programmes are offered to the students?

This Programme enhances the skills in cartography, GIS and other Geospatial analysis tools and software. Moreover, we offer courses in employability enhancement where students learn to develop and execute innovative ideas to enhance their employability skills.

Campus
Nirwan University Jaipur

Near Bassi-Rajadhok Toll, Agra Road, Jaipur- 303305

City Office

21, Sahkar Marg, 1st Floor, Near 22 Godam Circle
Jaipur - 302019 Rajasthan
Campus

Nirwan University

Near Bassi-Rajadhok Toll, Village- Jhar, Agra Road, Jaipur - 303305 Rajasthan
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