M.A. is an abbreviation of Master of Arts which is a Post Graduate level degree course in Arts stream. M.A. is available in many non-technical subjects and Philosophy is one among them. M.A. in Philosophy, Culture, and Tourism is a unique combination of study about our culture, fundamental nature of our knowledge and its use in tourism. The philosophy part includes study about systematic and critical approach towards problems related to truth, existence, beauty, justice, knowledge, language and many more.
This course is theoretical in nature hence many institutes also offer it in part-time mode and through correspondence.
The basic eligibility criteria says that a candidate must be graduate in M.A. in philosophy or any related subject from a registered institute. He or she should also have secured at least 50% marks to get admission in this course. There could be some relaxation for minimum required marks and age in some institutes and that should be checked.
Admissions are simple in most of the cases. Most of the institutes directly offer admissions or shortlist the candidates on merit basis. Only a few institutes conduct an entrance test or interview session to validate the knowledge of the candidate. In all the cases, candidates need to submit their filled application before the last date of submission.
The duration is 2 years of this course in regular mode. It may vary in case of part-time mode or course through correspondence. It is advised to check the same from the selected institute before the submission of application.
Further Study options
After completion of this course, Master of Philosophy or M.Phil in the suitable option. After that, Doctor of Philosophy or Ph.D. is also available for these candidates.
Candidates having interest in teaching should go for B.Ed. and M.Ed.
The course syllabus major includes Philosophy and its relation with Culture and Tourism. Candidates learn about contemporary Indian philosophy, classical Indian Philosophy, recent western philosophy, etc. Then the candidates also learn about problems of philosophy, problems related to ethics and religion, philosophy of religion and science.
These candidates can work as a teacher, lecturer, survey interviewer, consultant, ethics advisor, etc very easily. They can also work as a social worker, archivist, etc.
They can work in research centers, hotels, and restaurants, public services, academic institutes, publishing houses, retail sector, etc as per their suitability.
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