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Introduction

The Department of Sociology was one of the first departments to be established in Christ College. Post graduate studies at Christ College began in 1991 with the initiation of the MA programme in Sociology. Today the Department of Sociology also offers M.Phil and Ph.D programs.


The goal of the Department of Sociology is to equip students with a critical, analytical ability by providing them theoretical and empirical exposure to various social realities. The Department offers an up-to-date curriculum which takes into account recent advancements in theory, methodology and contemporary social phenomena. The curriculum is supported with an innovative pedagogy which emphasises on interactive forms of teaching-learning process.


The Department encourages research and focuses on providing its students with an atmosphere for rigorous academic and intellectual development.

 
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  • Application Guidelines 2014
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  • Eligibility
  • Fee Structure 2014
  • Important Dates for MPhil Admission 2014
  • Selection Process 2014


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  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Sociology
    Master of Philosophy Programme in Sociology is aimed at generating future researchers who would be equipped with an ability to develop a critical understanding of social realities. This Programme is a research degree and it would therefore be beneficial for individuals who wish to pursue a career in research, be it in academics or in development sector or in industry. The programme would also be useful in providing a platform for individuals who wish to pursue their Ph.D. degree in future. By making the students undergo rigorous academic exercise it is an aim of the Department of Sociology to produce a group of students through the M.Phil. Programme who would be in a position to generate an atmosphere of knowledge creation and thereby contribute towards the growth of society.

    The Programme consists of 4 theory papers

    1. General Research Methodology
    2. Research methodology and Statistical techniques in Sociology

    Two electives offered by the Department are


    1. Gender Studies
    2. Organizational Studies

    M.Phil Programme in Sociology at Christ University is a three-semester programme spanning over one and a half years. The first two semesters involves course works. Third semester is dedicated towards writing a dissertation. Conducting a research based on primary data and bringing out a dissertation monograph on that basis is an essential requirement of the programme. Even though third semester is dedicated towards writing the dissertation, preparation for dissertation begins from the first semester itself.

    Courses Offered

    Doctoral Programmes (Ph.D.)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Sociology

    M Phil Programmes
      Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Sociology

    Postgraduate Programmes
      Master of Arts (MA) in Applied Sociology

    Undergraduate Programmes
      Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology, Sociology, English
      Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Psychology, Sociology, Economics
      Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics, Politics, Sociology

    Certificate Courses in Odd Semester
      Certificate Course on Methods of Social Research
      Certificate Course on Women's Issues




    Contact Us
    Department of Sociology
    Christ University,
    Hosur Road,Bangalore,
    Karnataka, India- 560029,
    Ph: +91 80.4012.9600,9100
    Fax:+91.80.40129000
    Email: mail@christuniversity.in
    Website: www.christuniversity.in

    Head of the Department
    Pritha Das Gupta(Dr.)
    prithadas.gupta@christuniversity.in,
    Ph:+91-80-40129067


    Festivals
     
    Sambandh
     
    Sociology Exhibition-2014