ACPSD : Appreciation Course on Population and Sustainable Development

Programme Type CERTIFICATE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies
Duration 3 Months
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization Population and Sustainable Development
Description

The Appreciation Course on Population and Sustainable Development explores the linkages between ‘population’ and
‘sustainable development’ in India, focusing on the intersection of population issues with areas such as health, education,
opportunities for livelihoods, environmental safety and sustainable development.Course Objectives
 To introduce the contemporary issues in the field of population studies concerning the interrelationships between
population and social and economic development.
 To explore and gain insights into the appropriate strategic planning for population stabilization.
 To understand other related thematic areas including environment, gender, reproductive health and other health
issues, ageing and population displacement within broader perspectives of population and development.
 To provide an understanding of theory based knowledge as well as field experiences on the several dimensions
pertaining to population and sustainable development.

Eligibility

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from any recognized University

Fee Structure

1000

Programme Coordinator Dr. Deeksha Dave, deekshadave@ignou.ac.in, Ph.011-29571121

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credits
BLOCK1 POPULATION, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 1
BLOCK2 KEY ISSUES ON POPULATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA 1
BLOCK3 POPULATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: PROGRAMMES AND POLICIES 1

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
University Campus SOITS: School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies