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  • About
    Seats
    63
    Duration
    3 Years

    Eligibility

    Applicants need to have passed the class XII examination with at least 50% marks from CBSE or any re

    The BA in Global Studies(BA-GS) exists in dialogue with the burgeoning undergraduate Global Studies programmes being offered in Universities across the globe. BA-GS brings together the best that these existing programmes have to offer along with students’ already existing lived experience of the global, to explore and learn from in the vibrant debates, popular and scholarly, regarding the processes of globalisation and globality. The BA-GS programme will follow both the terrestrial veins of globalisation as well as engage students in questions of decoding the complex, networked infrastructure that is being increasingly studied as producing the age of the Anthropocene and which informs the idea and the experience of globality in this programme.

    BA-GS courses begin by asking, Where is the global? What is globality? What is the time of the global? The programme’s focus on regions such as the Indian Ocean, Himalayan region, Africa, the Americas and Asias, for instance, foregrounds the importance of geo-historical thinking when it comes to developing the global perspective required for thinking globally. In turn, this spatial historical perspective allows students to productively engage with both the global present as well as anticipate critical elements that will make up the emerging field of global futures.

    Finally, the BA-GS programme takes undergraduate education to be a potentially terminal stage of education for many students. As such this programme offers the rare opportunity within Indian undergraduate education to develop a perspective that is increasingly informing employment and entrepreneurial opportunities. The programme will not only equip students to make sense of the world through theory and frameworks, but also provide the necessary skills (through language, data analytics, etc.,) for them to both take advantage of the opportunities that come with change, as well as become leaders of that change. Additionally, BA-GS will help prepare students for higher study in any of the social sciences and humanities disciplines or in emergent interdisciplinary fields like Development Studies, Human Ecology, Cultural Studies, Policy Studies, Legal Studies, etc.

  • Programme Structure
    Seats
    63
    Duration
    3 Years

    Eligibility

    Applicants need to have passed the class XII examination with at least 50% marks from CBSE or any re

    BA in Global Studies (3 + 1 Year)

    Program Structure

    In the first 3 years the credit load is as follows.

    Discipline specific core (DSC) within Global Studies = 15 courses divided between 3 discipline areas of Global Languages, Global Humanities and Global Political Economy x 4 credits = 60 credits.

    Discipline specific elective (DSE) = 5 courses divided between 3 discipline areas of Global Languages, Global Humanities and Global Political Economy x 4 credits = 20 credits

    Generic elective (GE) = 6 x 4 credits = 24 credits

    Ability enhancement compulsory (AEC)= 3 x 4 credits = 12 credits

    Skills enhancement (SE) = 1 x 4 credits = 4 credits

    Value Based Education (VBE) (4 credits) [at the time of exit]

    For the students who continue to the fourth year, the first three years of the degree are the same. In the fourth year there is a credit load of 42 credits that includes a 6 credit Research Project Report / Seminar. In the fourth year there will be a provision to opt for Research track or Honours track.

    For the Bachelor’s degree with Research in Global Studies the student will be required to choose 4 DSEs from the 3 discipline areas of Global languages, Global Humanities and Global Political Economy within Global Studies.

    The DSC courses in the 4th year will include French / Chinese Language & Culture, Geopolitics, Trans-border region, Trans-oceanic worlds. These four courses will be developed and will fulfil the following pedagogic tasks: (i) Bringing three streams of Global Studies together in a multidisciplinary framework (ii) Will act as a bridge to MA Global Studies (iii) Will immensely benefit students to write their Dissertation / Research project to be undertaken in the fourth year of undergraduate programme for the completion of Bachelor’s Degree in Global Studies (iv) It will provide a platform to students to write future projects within a multidisciplinary global studies framework.

    The DSEs in the 4th-year include course/s on Development of project/research proposal, review of related literature or studies and collection of the required data, research internship.

    Further the student will have to do a research project and submit a research project report in one of the disciplines of the 3 discipline areas of Global languages related, Global Humanities and Global Political Economy within Global Studies.


    The following is the BA in Global Studies program structure

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    DSC

    DSE

    GE

    AEC/SE/VBE

    Credits

    Sem 1

    DSC1: French 1 / Chinese 1

    DSC2: Introduction to Political Economy

     

    GE (Any one)

    Historiographic Novels

     

    Bharatiya Evam Vishwa Sahitya

    English for Academic Purposes (AEC 1)

    Hindi Language (AEC 2) (Any one depending on proficiency

      1. Prarambhik Hindi
      2. Madhyamik Hindi
      3. Vyavaharik Hindi

    20

    Sem 2

    DSC3: French 2 / Chinese 2

    DSC4: Understanding the Global

    Any two (DSE1 & 2)

    Food, Culture and Globalisation

    Business in a Globalised World

    Introduction to East Asia

     

    MS-Excel for Social Research (SE)

    20

    Students on exit have to complete a 6-credit internship (2 months) and a 4- credit VBE: Happiness Curriculum.

    Award- Undergraduate Certificate in Global Studies

    40

    Sem 3

    DSC5: French 3 / Chinese 3

    DSC6 Indians in the World

     

    GE (Any three)

     

     

    20

    Sem 4

    DSC7: French 4 / Chinese 4

    DSC8: Religion in the global world

    DSC9: Feminist Theory and Practice

    DSE 3

     

    Environment: Issues and Challenges (AEC 3)

     

    20

    Students on exit have to complete a 6-credit internship (2 months) and a 4- credit VBE.  

    Award- Undergraduate Diploma in Global Studies

     

    40

    Sem 5

    DSC10: French 5 / Chinese 5

    DSC11: Political Economy of Labour & Work

    DSC12: Political Economy of Global Institutions

    DSE4

    DSE5

     

     

    20

    Sem 6

    DSC13: Global Humans

    DSC14: Political Economy of Global Commodities

    DSC15: Global Environmental Change

     

    GE (Any two)

     

     

    20

    Students on exit should have completed a 6-credit internship (2 months) and they should have completed a 4-credit VBE: Happiness Curriculum within their period of study. They should have also completed at least 5 DSC courses each from the 3 discipline areas of Global Languages, Global Humanities and Global Political Economy within Global Studies

    40

    Sem 7

    DSC16 French / Chinese Language & Culture#

    DSC17  Geopolitics#

    2 courses from DSE /GE (8)

    Research Methodology (4)

    20

    Sem 8

    DSC18: Trans-border region

    DSC19: Trans-oceanic worlds

    2 courses from DSE/GE (8)

    Research Project Report /Seminar  (6)

     

  • Programme Outcomes
    Seats
    63
    Duration
    3 Years

    Eligibility

    Applicants need to have passed the class XII examination with at least 50% marks from CBSE or any re

    On successful completion of the programme a student will be able to:

    • understand the complex ways in which the local, regional and global are interwoven, impinge upon and influence each other
    • make sense of the events, processes and trends that constitute the global
    • to appreciate the multiple ideas and vison of globality
    • possess knowledge of foreign languages to inculcate a global perspective, exposure to different cultures and multicultural spaces, and appreciate creative contributions from across the globe
    • appreciate the diversity and one’s positionality, develop critical sensibility to lived experiences, with self-awareness and reflexivity of both self and society in a globalised world
    • work in diverse cultural contexts
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    63
    Duration
    3 Years

    Eligibility

    Applicants need to have passed the class XII examination with at least 50% marks from CBSE or any re

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