MDevS

KEY FEATURES OF MDevS PROGRAM

The college is guided by a very clear and compeling vision of sound scholarship, excellence, truth and respect for worth and diginity of individuals at all levels with core purpose of training graduates as professional experts who will be highly mentally resourceful and equipped, entrepreneurially self-dependent, futuristically visionary and responsibility sensitive.As an intellectual factory, we are poised to nurture creative talents in our students to enable them to attain highest standards of knowledge in their respective programs.

The course curriculum gives an equal platform to students from varied backgrounds. It is theoretically sophisticated, empirically grounded and multi-disciplinary in orientation. The program is divided into three major components :
Familiarizes students with basic social sciences and provides grounding in theoretical understanding of 'development' through courses such as development theories, development economics, public economics, environment and sustainable development, and institutions, governance and policies
Equips students with analytical tools - quantitative and qualitative research methods, philosophical and methodological foundations of development research, and project planning and evaluation, and
Delves into theme-based perspectives and as part of the program, the students must write an original dissertaion based on field research.
We have faculties with academic excellence in their respective fields of expertise. Faculty research with over a dozen universities worldwide provides exceptional opportunities for academic exposure, learning and networking. The course draws world's best experience in teaching development studies.

MDevS

SCOPE OF MDevS DEGREE

The central objective of MDevS program is to understand development as an outcome of complex social, economic and political processes at micro - and macro-levels. While some of the courses theoretically explore why and how socities, regions and communities change,others focus on how governments,NGOs, international donors, and others development agents intervene to facilitate change.With the role of the state being redefined in the context of market reforms and global economic integration, this program examines how devlopment could benefit people who otherwise remain outside the market.

This degree provides the opportunities on career as a development professional with a wide variety of jobs - from local develoment planner, I/NGO manager, public administrator, policy analysts, political activists, international oragnizations, aid firms, research institutions, government, financial institutions, business enterprises to project managers and devlopment consultants. Many pursue doctoral studies in policy studies, economics, urban studies, environmental studies, public health, disaster risk management, planning and project analysis, migration and development studies itself.

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