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Overview

The MA course is offered by the Department of Geopolitics and International Relations in the following streams

  • Geopolitics & International Relations

The curriculum includes 

  • Case study based teaching
  • Simulation and gaming
  • Special lectures
  • Policy and academic oriented research teaching. 

Career opportunities

  • Teaching
  • Research and strategic analysts
  • Civil services.

Assessment

  • The dissertation written by the students is sent to external expert for comments and a viva-voce is held in the department.

 

MA in Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

 

STRUCTURE OF COURSES

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

SEMESTER ONE: FIVE COURSES

Course

Code

Title

L

T

P

C

GEO601

Understanding Geopolitics (Core Course)

3

1

0

4

GEO603

Research Methodology (Core Course)

3

1

0

4

GEO605

Concept of War and Peace in Geopolitics (Optional)

3

1

0

4

GEO607

Strategy and Practice of Indian Foreign Policy (Core Course)

3

1

0

4

GEO609

Indian Politics and Government (Optional)

3

1

0

4

GEO611

International & Regional Organisations (Optional)

3

1

0

4

 

SEMESTER TWO: FIVE COURSES

Course Code

Title

L

T

P

C

GEO602

Theoretical Approaches to International Relations (Core Course)

3

1

0

4

GEO604

Indian National Security and Defense Management (Core Course)

3

1

0

4

GEO606

 

GEO608

 

GEO610

International Communication, Information and Public Diplomacy

Comparative Politics & Government with Special Reference to UK, USA, Russia and China

India and Maritime Security in the Indian Ocean 

 

Any

Two

3

1

0

4

GEO612

Counter Terrorism & Asymmetric Conflicts (Core Course)

3

1

0

4

 

SEMESTER THREE: FIVE COURSES

Course Code

Title

L

T

P

C

GEO701

India’s World View (Core Course)

3

1

0

4

GEO703

Science, Technology and Geopolitics (Core Course)

3

1

0

4

GEO705

Geopolitics, Security & Environmental Change (Optional)

3

1

0

4

GEO707

Arms Control, Nuclear Disarmament & Nuclear Futures (Core Course)

3

1

0

4

GEO709

Strategy & Negotiations in International Treaties (Optional)

3

1

0

4

GEO711

Role of Media in Geopolitics

3

1

0

4

 

One  Course (Not opted earlier) from Semester One (Optional)

3

1

0

4

 

SEMESTER FOUR: ONE COURSE + DISSERTATION

GEO702

India and the Great Powers in the Asia-Pacific

3

1

0

4

GEO704

India and the US in the Emerging World

3

1

0

4

GEO708

Defence  & Intelligence in India’s National Security

3

1

0

4

 

One Course (Not opted earlier) from Semester Two

3

1

0

4

GEO710

Dissertation (25,000 Words) (Mandatory)

 

 

 

16

 

Duration

2 years (4 semesters)

Key Dates & Deadlines

15

Wed Jul 15 2020

Jul ' 20

Last date to Apply

01

Sep ' 20

Tentative Course Commencement Date

Facilties

Libraries
The Centre houses three library halls, which provide accesses to books, journals, magazines, newspapers and online databases

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

Innovation Centre
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre facilitates multi-disciplinary research

Sports & Fitness
Marena has world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash, as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

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