MAWGS : MASTER OF ARTS (WOMEN AND GENDER STUDIES)

Programme Type DEGREE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Gender and Development Studies
Duration 2 Years
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization Women's and Gender Studies
Description

Women’s & Gender Studies are emerging and growing areas of academic inquiry today. The modular MAWGS programme is aimed at students with a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with an interest in this area. The programme will acquaint students with the academic area of women’s and gender studies and its  history,  theoretical premises and progression to present day status. It  is expected that  learners who have  completed the  MA programme would have a deeper understanding of formulations of empowerment. They would have been exposed to cultural, literary, political and socioeconomic dimensions within  gender frameworks  through either one of the two specialisations. This degree will equip students with the ability to deconstruct the complex power hierarchies and relationships operating in society, from the perspective of women and gender.

CareerOptions

Students completing the Master’s Degree will be able to pursue higher studies and research programmes, find employment with government agencies, corporate sector, advocacy assignments through national and international non-profit organisations, pursue careers in teaching, writing, editing, mass media  or opt  for other appropriate  career options.

Eligibility

Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University

Fee Structure

Rs. 14,400/- for full programme. Fee must be paid year wise-Rs.  7,200/- for 1st year (for Semester 1 & 2) at the time of taking admission to the Programme and Rs.  7,200/- for 2nd year (for semesters 3 & 4) at the time of taking admission to 2nd year through Re-registration.  plus Registration fee of Rs.300/-

Programme Coordinator Prof. Nilima Srivastava, nilimasrivastav@ignou.ac.in, Ph : 011-29571620

Course Details


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