master of arts gandhi and peace study

Master of Arts in Gandhi and Peace Studies MGPS IGNOU

Programme Objectives:

  • To provide opportunities of higher studies to the learners
  • To provide quality education at the post-graduate level in theoretical and applied Gandhian & Studies Peace. Conflict Management and Social Regeneration
  • To provide a-depth knowledge in the area of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution and enable the learners to specialize in one of the Gandhian models of development.
  • To provide the learners with the opportunities of continuing higher education at the M.Phil/PhD level.
  • To widen the scope of the learners for further research, training and career opportunities in economic, social, gender, political, environmental and sustainable development issues.
  • To enable the learners to join careers in teaching research, NGOs in Peacemaking and Peacebuilding.
    IGNOU MGPS Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University.
    Medium of Instruction: English and Hindi.
    IGNOU MGPS Duration: Minimum 2 years and Maximum 5 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.
    IGNOU MGPS Fee Structure: Rs. 9,600/- for full programme to be paid year wise @Rs. 4,800/- per year.
    Programme Details:`
Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
1 Year
MGP 1 Gandhi: The Man and His Times 4
MGP 2 Philosophy of Gandhi 4
MGP 3 Gandhi’s Social Thought 4
MGP 4 Gandhi’s Political Thought 4
MGPE 6 Gandhi’s Economic Thought 4
MGPE 7 Non-violent Movements after Gandhi 4
MGPE 9 Gandhi in the 21st Century 4
MGPE 14 Gandhi, Ecology and Sustainable Development 4
2nd Year
(Compulsory)
MGP 5 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Resolution 4
(Optional) Choose only 28 credits
MGPE 8 Gandhi Approach to Peace and Conflict Resolutions 4
MGPE 10 Conflict Management, Transformation and Peace Building 4
MGPE 11 Human Security 4
MGPE 12 Women and Peace 4
MGPE 13 Civil Society, Political Regimes and Conflict 4
MGPE 15 Introduction to Research Methods 4
MGPE 16 Human Rights: Indian Perspective 4
MGPE 17 *Project Work 8
Total Credits 64

* Dissertation ( 8 credits): Project Work is optional and may be taken up in lieu of two 4 credit courses. Project work with experiential the dimension will encourage empirical studies on social problems going Gandhi movements etc.

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