It is a post graduation degree in Sociology. This course is aimed to impart in-depth knowledge of sociology. It also teaches about critical comprehension and analysis with reference to social dynamics. It includes study of issues related to population and their development.
- The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing M.A Sociology is a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university.
- Some colleges and institutes have marked some minimum qualifying marks in graduation degree as their eligibility criteria for this course and candidates are required to note that they check if they are eligible to pursue this post graduation degree.
M.A is a non technical course and that is the reason it is less crowded in terms of seats. Any candidate can get admission by submitting the application form and admission fee before due dates.
The course includes the study about processes of social transformation, expansion of new frontiers of knowledge, development strategy, about global terrorism and resistance against domination. It also includes various theories, concepts and methods related to social development and strategies. Study of Social Psychology is also included. So, it is a very vast subject to study and learns every minute detail about the society we are living in.
Being a post graduate course, the minimum duration is about 2 years which is divided into four semesters, with each semester lasting for a period of six months. Many colleges and institutes offer this course as a part time basis or distance learning course.
Further study options
After completion of your Post Graduate degree, you are all ready to enter into your professional world. If candidates want to study further, then they can go for M.Phil or Ph.D as a research option. Some other short term courses like typing course or short hand etc can also be done.
A candidate from the field of Sociology can have multiple opportunities in private as well as government sectors. They can join research institutes, Public health and welfare organizations, Law firms, survey and polling organizations. They can also be educator, counselor, consultants and administrator. The main areas are Social Works, Community Services, Health Services, Law related area, Publishing, etc. The role may be different, but being a social creature, we need a Sociologist in every part of our life.
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