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Eligibility for M.Phil Development Studies

The programme is intended for students with a good first degree (Masters and/or four years B.A/B.Sc) with 2.5 CGPA in any development related discipline, preferably the social sciences.

Academic Program

Total Credit Hours: 43

Core Course Credit hrs: 16

Elective Course Credit hrs: 12

Thesis/Research Work 15
Duration: 2 years (with the provision of one year extension)

Semester wise Program Structure

S.No

Course

Credits

S.No

Course

Credits

 

Semester-I

Semester-II

1.

DS-600 Development: History, Theory and Policy

4

5.

DS-620 Development Economics

4

2.

DS-610 Research Methods for Development Studies

4

6.

DS- 630 Anthropology and Development

4

3.

Elective-I

3

7.

Elective-III

3

4.

Elective-II

3

8.

Elective-IV

3

 

Semester-III

Semester-IV

9.

Research Proposal/Thesis

6

10.

Thesis

9

 

List of Courses

Core Courses (4 credit hours each)

  1. DS-600 Development: History, theory and policy
  2. DS-610 Research Methods for Development Studies
  3. DS-620 Development Economics
  4. DS-630 Anthropology and Development

Elective Courses (3 credit hours each)

  1. DS-700 Socio-Economic Perspectives on Conflict and Development
  2. DS-712 /ENV-712 Poverty And Environment
  3. DS-720 Qualitative Methods for Development Research
  4. DS-725 Tourism and Development
  5. DS-730 Gender and Development
  6. DS-735 Disaster Management
  7. DS-745 Power, Governance and Development
  8. DS-750 History and Political Science
  9. DS-765 NGO Management
  10. DS-770 Globalization and Development
  11. DS-775 Sustainable Development and Economic Policy
  12. DS-780 Development Management
  13. DS-790 Financial Inclusion, Poverty Alleviation and Development
  14. DS-795 Econometrics and Quantitative Techniques for Development Research
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