• The ICFAI University,  Mizoram

The MSc (Geography) Program

The MSc (Geography) Program

Application Kit

The Master of Science (M.Sc) in Geography is a 2 year full time campus program offered by the University 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.

Two years

Award of Degree:
Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the “Master of Science in Geography” Degree by the University.

Pass in graduation in Geography or an allied discipline with minimum 40% aggregate marks. Graduates from other disciplines may submit an application to the Registrar for special consideration. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.

Program Structure:
The M.Sc Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. Students 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 Postgraduate Dissertation.

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

The program structure is subject to change (if required).