MGPS : Master of Arts (Gandhi and Peace Studies)

Programme Type DEGREE
Mode Online Mode
School School of Social Sciences
Duration 2 Years
Medium ENGLISH HINDI
Specialization Gandhi and Peace Studies
Description

The main objective of the programme is to promote both theoretical and applied research in Gandhian Studies, Peace, Conflict Management and Social Regeneration. In the age of globalization, there is a need for alternative models of development. Today across the World Gandhian studies are being looked upon as an important contribution towards these objectives. The masters Programme in Gandhi and Peace Studies is a specialized area for those who are interested in understanding evaluation and implementation of Gandhian model of development and conflict resolution. Accordingly, the course will contain Gandhi’s views and perceptions on economic, social, gender, political, environmental and sustainable development issues. It will also contain critiques and evaluation of Gandhian concepts, its relevance in the contemporary world and contributions made by Gandhian scholars in the further development of Gandhian thought and progress. The primary thrust of the programme is to expose learners, particularly the younger generation, to the thoughts and ideas of Gandhi and its place in the contemporary world.

Eligibility

Eligibility for admission: Bachelor's degree or a higher degree in any discipline from a recognised University. The programme is offered through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode throughout the country both in Hindi and English Medium.

Age: Minimum No bar Maximum No bar

 

Fee Structure

 Rs. 9,600/- (i.e full programme to be paid year wise @Rs. 4,800/- per year+ Exam fee as decided by the University.

 

Programme Coordinator Prof. D.Gopal, SOSS, IGNOU Ph: Mobile No:9873497720 Email: dgopal@ignou.ac.in

Course Details


First Year Courses :( 32 Credits

Course Code

Course title

Credits

MGP-001

Gandhi: The Man and His Times (Core course)

4

MGP-002

Philosophy of Gandhi (Core course)

4

MGP-003

Gandhi’s Social Thought (Core course)

4

MGP-004

Gandhi’s Political Thought (Core course)

4

MGP-006

Gandhi’s Economic Thought (Elective Course)

4

MGP-007

Non-Violent Movements after Gandhi(Elective Course)

4

MGP-009

Gandhi in the 21st Century (Elective Course)

4

MGPE-014

Gandhi, Ecology and Sustainable Development (Elective Course)

4

 

Second Year Courses:( 32 Credits

Course Code

Course title

Credits

MGP-005

Introduction to Peace and Conflict Resolution (Core course)

4

MGPE-008

Gandhian Approach to Peace and Conflict Resolution

4

MGPE-010

Conflict Management, Transformation and Peace Building (Elective Course)

4

MGPE-011

Human Security (Elective Course)

4

MGPE-012

Women and Peace (Elective Course)

4

MGPE-013

Civil Society, Political Regimes and Conflict (Elective Course)

4

MGPE-015

Introduction to Research Methods (Elective Course)

4

MGPE-016

Human Rights: Indian Perspective (Elective Course)

4

MGPE-017

Project Work (Gandhi and Peace Studies)

8

 

 

School Details

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