Get a Hang of Politics

A course in the subject will teach you all about governance and the principles and impact of politics

Published: 06th October 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd October 2014 11:53 PM   |  A+A-

After you complete a course in Politics, you can look for jobs in administration and management sectors of the government or independent parties, get a job in the media, teach or engage in research. You will learn indepth about how to do political analysis, investigate real political principles, get insights on private and public administration and Constitutional process and policy.

■ University of Mumbai

The Department of Civics and Politics under the Faculty of Social Science at the Mumbai-based University offers a BA, MA (Hons), MPhil and PhD in Politics. The Department was established in 1948. Some research undertaken at the institute include Actual Price and Availability of select drugs in Maharashtra, Tibetan Refugees: Implications for India, Agrarian Distress and Farmers Mobilisation and India in the Global Political Economy.


■ Central University of Gujarat

The School of International Studies offers an MA in Politics and International Relations. The programme will look into the core of politics across four semesters. Students who have an interest in Indian politics, modern Indian and world histories, current affairs and India’s foreign policy can take up this programme.


■ Pondicherry University

An MA and PhD in Politics and International Relations is offered at the University through its Department of Politics and International Studies. The Department also facilitates exchange programmes with foreign institutes. Some topics under the MA programme include Political Theory, Modern Diplomacy, India’s Foreign Policy, Political Thought and International Law.


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