About MA Political Science


The Faculty of Arts offers a two year postgraduate Master of Arts program in Political Science which seeks to impart and shape students who have the ability to navigate the scope of the world and develop political insights which shape the political sphere. The world today is shaped and moved by countless political dynamics and perspectives, therefore, this specialisation program allows students to develop a unique understanding into the manner and composition of the world through effective research and case study analysis. This post graduate program is research based, hence it allows students to develop indpeth research and studies into the global and geopolitical dynamics of the world so as to understand the national and international forces which influence and shape the world. The curriculum is strategically designed to develop the analytical, logical and interpretive skills of the students so as to understand and relate to the modern and current political practices in the nation and the world at large. As a way of promoting and developing the practical skills of the students, the Faculty of Arts promotes various extra curricular activities such as debate, public speaking, general knowledge quizzes amongst others, which help in shaping the confidence, and the essential leadership traits of the students. As a way of ensuring the effective learning of Political Science amongst the students, the faculty is equipped with an elite leagues of professors and experts who courteously nurture and guide the students in the path of political leadership in preparation of their future career. Through this course students get to venture on field trips and engage in public spheres so as to learn and understand the various real-time political elements which shape the world of today.

 

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MA Political ScienceProgram Outcomes


Why Study MA Political Science

This Masters in Political science program equips students on all the social and economic dynamics which are required for governance and policy making, which shape and nurture individuals with effective leadership abilities and the knowledge of the various forms of governmental leadership roles and how to navigate these roles to ensure the highest form of public benefit. The program develops the analytical skills of the students and provides an exposure to various political dynamics which creates for them an endless pool of career opportunities.
Civil Services

Civil Services

An ability to understand various political dynamics, deliver relevant views and contribute essentials for public benefit.

Politics

An ability to work and adapt to various social dynamics and geographic landscapes while dealing with people from various cultural and national backgrounds.

Politics
International Relations

International Relations

An ability to develop effective interview skills, logical and analytical precepts in the context of various subjects and topics.

Academics

An ability to develop counseling skills and interpersonal abilities, and communication skills which are required for the smooth navigation of the industry.

Academics

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 Political Science feesFees

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MA Political Science

₹ 40,000/- Annually*

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

MA Political Science CurriculumCurriculum

Some Concerns Of Political Theory

Political and Social movement in India

Indian Government And Political Dynamics

International Relation theory

Indian Political Thinkers And Thoughts

Global political economy

Mock Parliament

Project Work-2 (Paper Presentation On Contemporary International Politics)

Western Political Thinkers And Thoughts

United Nations And Global Conflict

Geopolitics in world affairs

United Nations And Global Conflict

Indian Constitution

Indian Foreign Policy And Contemporary Challenges

Project Work-1 (Review World Constitution)

Model United Nation

Introduction To Diplomacy Studies

State Politics In India

Contemporary International Relation

Public Policy And Analysis

Politics and economic development in India

Environmental Political Theory

Comparative Government And Politics

Political Geography

Politics Of Globalization

International Organization

Introduction To Climate Politics

India And Its Neighbourhood

Project-3 Seminar (Paper Presentation On Contemporary Political Issue)

Mock Human Rights Council

Dissertation

Seminar

MA Political Science 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

MA Political Science 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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