Program Code

SHS-15

Program Code
Program Level

Post Graduation

Level
Program Duration

2 Years

Duration

Programme Overview

M.A. in Geography is a 2-year full-time postgraduate course at Om Sterling Global University. As one of the best M. A. colleges in Hisar, Haryana we are 100% committed to give the best and highest possible quality of education to our highly valuable aspiring students. Here at OSGU, we believe that a student must be proud of the decision that they have made to study at one of the premier universities of India. We believe in the holistic growth of a student and to maintain our standards we give equal emphasis on the theoretical and practical aspects of study so that an aspiring student can excel in any field irrespective of the domain.

The M.A. in Geography syllabus structure comprises of four semesters that have 4 courses in every semester. The objective of teaching geography to the aspiring students is to render them the required knowledge of the elements and processes of climates, diversity in landscape, vegetation, soils, drainage network, economy, population characteristics and culture and dynamic aspects of economic geography. The course of M.A. in geography will acquaint the students with statistical tools for summarizing and analyzing quantitative information and data, and with the latest methodologies employed in the field of cartography.

Programme Objectives

The M.A. in Geography degree program at OSGU’s School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) has the following program objectives

  • Focusing on fundamental and intricate applications and analysis of Geography
  • Develop the skills among the aspiring students to make them excel in any field
  • Rendering job–oriented and self-employment opportunities to the aspiring students
  • Effective role performance at micro & macro levels to meet geography-oriented challenges

Programme Outcomes

The program outcome of M.A in Geography offered by OSGU; one of the best M.A. colleges in Hisar, Haryana is to provide an in-depth study of a wide spectrum of aspects that are intricately attached to Indian and International, society, culture, law, and the economy.  The aspiring students will develop scientific understanding about climates and their characteristics, acquire knowledge about country’s beautiful and diverse landscapes, and will understand the spatial organization of economies in the world in relation to human activities. Their knowledge about the origin, location, distribution of the agricultural activities shall be enriched. The programme of M.A. in Geography will equip the students with the knowledge of statistical tools for summarizing, analyzing and finding spatial pattern from the geographical and other time series data. They will have the ability to develop the skills of map making and interpretation of geographical reality.

Career Path

The career path post-pursuing M.A. in Geography is paved with myriads of golden opportunities that lead to a successful career and a prosperous life. The world is in need of experts in the domain of geography who possess a great understanding of topics that concerns the niche of study. By completing this 2-year programme at Om Sterling Global University, Hisar, Haryana student will be introduced with an ever-growing career whose real-time applications are endless.

Now, as per the skill set, interest, and aptitude attained, a graduate in M.A. in Geography can opt to become

  • Further studies to obtain Post PG degree such as M.Phil.& Ph.D.
  • Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Geologist
  • Archaeologist
  • Social Worker
  • NGO Executive
  • Human Resource Executive
  • cartographer
  • Assistant map designer
  • Metrologist

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum percentage and others criteria for admission will be as per UGC/ Concerned Regulatory Bodies.

Provided below are the criteria that need to be met for the given course.

For National Students

  • Graduation in any discipline or equivalent grades.

For International Students

  • Rule framed by University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified in its website www.ugc.ac.in will be followed for deciding the eligibility and admission of International students to various courses offered in Om Sterling Global University, Hisar.

Programme Syllabus

The program syllabus of M.A. in Geography has been meticulously made in such a way that it takes care of the overall development of an aspiring student at Om Sterling Global University. Along with emphasis on the theoretical and practical aspects of study of geographical importance; Om Sterling Global University also focuses on providing personality development classes and communication & skills development classes; as these are a must for the aspiring students to succeed in this highly competitive world. With these types of programs at OSGU, a student can excel at any time in an interview and can become a recruiters’ favorite candidate in the process.

Semester I

S.No. Subject
01. Geomorphology
02. Climatology
03. Resource Geography
04. Statistical Methods in Geography
05. Geography in Everyday Life
06. Topographical Maps and its Interpretation- Practical
07. Computer Aided Statistical Diagrams and Graphs- Practical

Semester II

S.No. Subject
01. Urban Geography
02. Cultural Geography
03. Geography of India
04. Soil Geography
05. Elective-I
Basics of Geo-Informatics
Geography of India: Systematic & Regional
06. Digital Cartography- Practical
07. Morphometric Analysis- Practical

Semester III

S.No. Subject
01. Remote Sensingand GIS
02. Bio Geography
03. Hydrology
04. Oceanography
05. Elective-II
Introduction to Geography
Sources of Geographical Data
06. Field Work
07. GIS- Practical

Semester IV

S.No. Subject
01. Geographical Thought
02. Research Methodology
03. Elective-III
Water Resource Management
Geography of Tourism
Rural Geography
04. Elective-IV
Population Geography
Natural Hazards and Disaster Management
Agricultural Geography
05. Aerial Photographs and Its Interpretation- Practical
06. Satellite Imagesand its Interpretation- Practical

Elective Subject

S.No. Sem I Sem II Sem III Sem IV
01. Analytical Physical Geography (Practical) Agricultural Geography Climate Change and Adaptations Project Report (Dissertation)
02. Climatology and Biogeography Everyday Geographies (*) Cities of Global South (*) Applied Climatology (Practical)
03. Cultural Geography Geography of Cryosphere Demography and Population Geography History and Landscape
04. Geography of Urban Environment Heritage Conservation Development Theory and Regional Policy Demographic Techniques
05. Energy Geographies
06. Environmental Impact Assessment (*)
07. Gender, Space and Society in India
08. Geographies of Social Justice in India

How to Apply

You can fill-up the Admission Enquiry Form below if you have any queries regarding the admission procedure of M.A. in Geography. Now, if you are unable to decide on which program to choose, feel free to reach out to us via the free Tele-counselling option. If you have decided that you must pursue M.A. in Geography and start a highly-rewarding career then go ahead and fill-up the Online Application now.

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