• The ICFAI University,  Mizoram

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 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.

Duration:
Two years

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

Eligibility:
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
YEAR
I
  • 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
YEAR
II
  • 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).