About MA Geography


With the numerous instances of climate change and global warming, there has been a constant need and demand to understand the move and flow of the Earth so as to provide effective solutions for such events. As a way of providing the much needed resources to solve this challenge, Faculty of Arts offers a two year Master of Arts in Geography program which seeks to impart within the students a specialised understanding of the landscapes and the natural environments. This program is both theoretical and practical research based, therefore it allows students to navigate the various aspects of the program while at the same time discovering the most effective new trends in the field. The program deals with geograhic landmarks and natural resources which are imperative towards the development, escavation, exploration of the earth and rock elements. The Faculty of Arts has been equipped with the most comprehensive platforms for students to develop their specialised skills in the field of geography. The curriculum of this program has been designed in a comprehensive way which allows the students to study the diverse earth seasons, climate, atmosphere, soil, streams, landforms and oceans. As a way of providing students with the most enriching exposure of this field, various studies in rock structures and their formation over time through evolution and their impact on the earth's surface are conducted. The program  focuses on physical aspects of geography which includes the climate, atmosphere, ecosystems and natural processes of the Earth including tectonic plates, glaciers, erosion, and volcanology. The field of geography provides students with the skillsets and abilities to navigate the scope of research through extensive field work excercises along with numerous expeditions.  The experts at the Arts Faculty go on to provide the ideal platform for students to learn and engage with the world through this science based program.

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MA GeographyProgram Outcomes


Why Study MA Geography

The Master of Geography program provides the students with the most insightful research based understanding of the field, which develops experts who are fully equipped with an ability to shape the world. This program will shape the research, excavation and analytical skills of the students, allowing them to effectively navigate the scope and the field of geography.
Meteorologists

Meteorologists

An ability to effectively understand and analyse the numerous weather patterns and provide the most comprehensive and insightful readings

Geographer

The ability to effectively navigate the numerous earth and rock landmarks through an understanding of the numerous flows in nature.

Geographer
Academician & Researcher

Academician & Researcher

The ability to impart knowledge and discover knowledge of the scope of Geography so as to provide effective solutions for the academic sector.

Geologist

An ability to utilise the various forms of technological advancements in the field of geography, and effectively apply for the discovering and the uncovering of new innovations.

Geologist

Duration: 2 years (Semester System)


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Affiliation

Constituent College of Parul University

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Eligibility Criteria

A candidate to be eligible for admission to M.A. programme should have passed in the Bachelor Degree Examination in relevant discipline conducted by any recognized University.

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Mode of Admission

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MA Geography feesFees

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MA Geography

₹ 40,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

MA Geography CurriculumCurriculum

Geomorphology

Nature of Geography

Economic Geography

Quantitative Techniques and Digital Data Processing

Project-I

Introduction to Geography-I

Basic Geographical Concepts-I

General Elective-French/German

Geohydrology and Oceanography

Geographical Thought

Bio-Geography

Project-II

Historical and Political Geography

Introduction to Geography-II

Basic Geographical Concepts-II

 

 

Social, Cultural and Settlement Geography

Population and Human Development

Regions and Regional Entity of India and West Bengal

Applied Statistical Techniques in Geography

Project-3

Indian Geography-I

World Geography-I

General Elective-French/German

Resource Planning and Development

Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System

Land-use Planning and Rural Development

Regional Planning and Development

Indian Geography-II

Project-4

World Geography-II

 

 

MA Geography Curriculum Practical Resources


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Language Laboratory

The faculty of arts focuses in the overall development. And one of the major skills required in this field is the ability of students to adapt to various social dynamics of the students

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Computer Lab

The computer lab provides students hands on experience in various software with high speed internet access. Students get aware of the basics of computer which plays an important role in

MA Geography CurriculumActivities


Visit to Radio City Station

The students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts, Parul University visited Radio City station, Old Padra Road, Vadodara on 27th February 2018 to get an exposure to the basics of radio broadcast and operations of a private FM with Assistant Professor Akansha Kumar and Dr. Pallavi Dubey from the Mass Communication and Sociology department respectively. We are thankful to Atik Khan, the programming director of Radio City for hosting the students and explaining them the important aspects of a radio station and RJ Jahnvi, popular Radio Jockey of Radio City who gave some important tips to students.

Workshop on “Visual Communication”

A workshop on Visual Communication for students of Mass Communication department, Faculty of Arts was conducted by Rajeet Shah and Karan Bhatt of Dreamvoxmedia on 21 st February 2018. The workshop was divided into two parts: (a) Technical: It offered students with basics of a digital single lens reflex camera and the different kinds of angle and frame size to use for a scene or picture enhancement; (b) Creative: It dealt with writing of a concept, script, climax and screenplay.

National Youth Day Celebration

On the occasion of 156th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Faculty of Commerce jointly with Faculty of Arts organised 'National Youth Day Celebration' on 12th January, 2019. Mr. Animesh Bhatt, a renowned TEDx Speaker graced the event as the Chief Guest.The inaugural event was attended by around 350 people comprising of participants, students, faculty members, judges etc.As a part of the celebration, competitions like Elocution, Quiz (on the theme of Swami Vivekananda) and Debate were organised for the students.The theme of the event 'Arise, Awake and don't stop until the goal is reached' was indeed justified by the young participants and made it a successful event.

Expert Session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, CEO, Purple Crayon Advertising

An expert Session was organized under the Entrepreneurship Development Cell and Department of Mass Communication & Journalism, the session focused on how to be an entrepreneur and having your own advertising agency. It was a very interactive, fun and informative session by Mr. Parvez Shaikh, the CEO of Purple Crayon Advertising. The students were absorbed in his presentation about his passion of being an entrepreneur. The session focused on what it takes to be an entrepreneur, difference between entrepreneurship and start-ups, necessities and challenges faced, what success would mean and making a mark in the advertising industry.

Expert Lecture on Importance of foreign language- French and Enriching Student’s Vocabulary

On the 27th March 2017, an expert talk was held for French Language for Arts, B.Com, and M.Com students. The expert talk was very well organized by Faculty of Arts. Ms. Parul Talegaonkar gave a wonderful and very motivating session for an hour. Ms. Parul began with introduction that took a few minutes. She mentioned what we will be learning throughout the lecture and undoubtly was able to keep her word.

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