Online Master Of Arts In Political Science {MA}

This online Master of Arts (MA) in Political Science helps learners to assimilate advanced knowledge and skills in politics and prepares them to stand out in their careers. The program covers key political science subjects such as political theory, international politics, comparative politics, peace & conflicts, and more. Pursue new opportunities and advance your career in public policy, advocacy, academia, government, and media.

Course Duration: 2 Years

Total Semester: 4

Eligibility: Candidate must have successfully completed bachelor's degree in any stream from a recognized university/institution.

Fee Structure: Semester fee: 18,750 and Total: 75,000/- (Inclusive of all taxes)

Program Curriculum

First Semester

  • Political Theory
  • Indian Government and Politics
  • Major Ideas and Issues in Public Administration/li>
  • Comparative Politics: Concepts and Methods

Second Semester

  • Western Political Thoughts
  • International Politics: Theory and Issues
  • Interpreting Modern India
  • Politics in India/li>

Third Semester

  • Modern Indian Political Thought
  • Political Sociology of India
  • Choose any two:
  • Governance and Public Policy in India
  • Theory and Practice Of Democracy
  • Security Studies

Fourth Semester

  • Dissertation and Viva Voce
  • Human Rights
  • Choose any two:
  • Peace and conflict in International Politics
  • India's Foreign Policy
  • Democracy and Violence: Contestation, Convergence, and Discourse

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an online Master of Arts (MA) degree?

An online Master of Arts (MA) is a postgraduate degree program in online mode. Online MA degree is a convenient and affordable way to earn a master’s degree that is equivalent to on-campus degrees.

What is the duration of an online MA degree?

Online Master of Arts (MA) is a two-year postgraduate degree program. It is divided into four semesters. The maximum duration for the completion of the degree is 4 years.

What is the eligibility for online MA program?

Candidates must have completed 10+2+3 from a recognized university/institution or an equivalent qualification.

What are the documents required for admission into online degree MA programs?

• Mandatory documents:

• Proof of identity – Aadhar card (mandatory for Indian citizens)

• Proof of address – Aadhar card, passport, voter’s ID, gas bill, bank statement, post-paid mobile statement

• Class 10 & 12 mark sheet

• Graduation mark sheet

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What are the features of online degree programs at Sikkim Manipal University?

• Flexible class schedule

• Experienced faculty & expertly designed curriculum

• LMS with vast e-library, live classes, and on-demand video lectures

• Dedicated student mentors & 24×7 student support

• Placement assistance

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