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The MSc (Geography) Program

The MSc (Geography) Program

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The Master of Science (M.Sc) in Geography is a 2 year full time campus program offered by ICFAI University Mizoram with a view to impart in-depth knowledge on advanced concepts in the fields of Physical and Human Geography and their various subfields. The course has a strong focus on the practical application of concepts and research.

Duration:
Two years

Award:
Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the "Master of Science in Geography" Degree by the University, subject to University regulations.

Eligibility:
Graduate in any discipline with a minimum aggregate marks of 40% or more. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.

Program Structure:
The M.Sc Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. Candidates are required to complete 14 Core Papers and 2 electives. Students are additionally required to complete a Study Tour, a Master's research project and a Post Graduate Dissertation.

M.Sc (Geography) Program Structure
Semester-I Semester-II
YEAR
I
Evolution of Geographical Thoughts - I Rural Development
Applied Geomorphology Fund of Remote Sensing and GIS
Geography of North East India Applied Climatology
Qualitative Techniques in Geography Research Methodology
Computer Concepts (Compulsory)
Master Research
Semester-III Semester-IV
YEAR
II
Computer Aided Mapping & Them. Atlas Regional Planning
Remote Sensing and GIS Geography of Mizoram
Elective - I Elective - II
Study Tour (Socio-Economic Survey) Post Graduate Dissertation

Electives : Semester-III: Advanced Geomorphology; Applied Climatology; Applied Agricultural Geography; Urban Geography; Political Geography; Social, Cultural and Political Geography. Semester-IV: Contemporary Issues in Geography; Environmental Geography; Resource Geography; Disaster Management and Mitigation.