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Master of Arts (MA) – Geography

APU > Law, Education & Social Science > Master of Arts (MA) – Geography
Duration
2 Years
Credits
80
Intake
40
Full Time
Yes
Part Time
Yes
External
NA

Develop the tools needed to achieve your personal and professional goals through Master of Arts (MA) in Geography Program, which is duly approved by UGC.   

Master of Arts (M. A.) in Geography is a post graduation course of Apex Professional University. The credit system to be implemented through this curriculum, would allow students to develop a strong footing in the fundamentals and specialize in the disciplines of his/her liking and abilities.

The students pursuing this course would have to develop in depth understanding of various aspects of the subject. The working principles, design guidelines and experimental skills associated with different fields of Geography such as Geomorphology, Climatology, Economic Geography, Population Geography, Settlement
Geography, Remote Sensing and GIS (Geoinformatics), etc.

We look for applicants who are curious, determined and creative. We take into account special talents or successes that might not appear on a transcript. If this sounds like you, choose APU.

Program Outcomes
1 : Analysis and Problem Solving : Analyze social, political and economic trends to prepare plans for solving development challenges.
2 : Technical Skills : Use remote sensing and GIS tools to analyses and interpret data.
3 : Field Survey : Plan and undertake field surveys to study problems and suggest solutions.
4 : Forecasting Skills : Use data to forecast weather and other climatic disturbances.
5 : Communication Skills : Argue and communicate one’s view point in writing, discussions and presentations.
6 : Leadership and Team work : Exhibit leadership and effective team work through exposure to events.
7 : Life long learning : Demonstrate life-long learning and scholarship by arousing curiosity and need for professional development.
8 : Sustainability : Appraise ethical, value loaded, societal and sustainable inferences of broader choices.

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students
Bachelor Degree in relevant subject from UGC enlisted University or equivalent by AIU

For International Students
The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the prerequisite subjects for admission into the desired program.

Syllabus

Scholarship

Scholarships can help you reach your goal
Apex Professional University nurtures and encourages the curious, determined, and creative minds and strongly believes that money should not be a constraint for such students.  So, the University extends Scholarship and Financial Aid Scheme for the students taking admission at APU. 

Academic Scholarship
APU extends scholarships and financial assistance to meritorious and talented students based on the basis of qualification previous to eligibility qualification. Continuation of the APU Academic Scholarships are designed to encourage and reward consistently meritorious performance through the duration of the program. The Academic Scholarships will be awarded based on CGPA at the end of each year.

Early Decision Scholarship
The amount of Scholarship also depends on the Phase in which the candidate takes Admission in the University. Admissions in APU is done in four Phases. All the Scholarships awarded will be for a specific year only and for subsequent years, it may continue / discontinue based on performance of the student in qualifying year and Scholarship policy applicable from time to time.

External Scholarship
In order to fund your studies, you will need to undertake careful research – the options available to you will differ, depending on your domicile. There are several government scholarships and stipends on offer from UGC, Central and State Governments extending to the APU Students. 

Admission Process

  • Applicants will have to go through the following process:

    • Submission of completed application form with all relevant enclosures and application fee
    • Review of applications and short-listing of candidates
    • Admission decision taken by the Admission Committee
  • The decision to short-list applicants for a personal interview and make a formal offer of admission thereafter will be taken by the Admission Committee. The committee’s decision in this regard is final and binding.

How to Apply

You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that APU is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to take the next step towards a career.