M.Sc. Geography Program Objective and Program Outcome

M.A. / M.Sc. (GEOGRAPHY)

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

A geography degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to begin a variety of rewarding careers. Geographers work as urban planners, GIS technicians and analysts, disaster preparedness planners, teachers, environmental scientists, remote sensing analysts, transportation planners, demographers, hydrologists and in a variety of other areas

Students who complete Geography courses will examine the spatial organization of physical features and human activities at a variety of spatial scales from local to global. Students will be able to locate features on the surface of the earth, explain why they are located where they are, and describe how places are similar and/or different. Students will also examine human interactions with the environment and describe how physical and cultural landscapes change through time. Students completing physical geography courses will be able to describe the processes that drive earth's climate, create landforms, and govern the distribution of plants and animals. Students completing human geography will analyze and describe cultural phenomenon such as population, development, agriculture, language, and religion.

PO.1. Ability of Problem Analysis: Student will be able to analyses the problems of physical as well as cultural environments of both rural and urban areas. Moreover, they will try to find out the possible measures to solve those problems.

PO.2.Conduct Social Survey Project: They will be eligible for conducting social survey project, which is needed for measuring the status of development of a particular group or section of the society.

PO.3. Individual and teamwork: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO.4. Application of modern instruments: Students will be able to learn the application of various modern instruments and by these; they will be able to collect primary data.

PO.5. Application of GIS and modern Geographical Map Making Techniques: They will learn how to prepare map based on GIS by using the modern geographical map-making techniques.

PO.6. Critical Thinking: Take informed actions after identifying the assumptions that frame our thinking and actions, checking out the degree to which these assumptions are accurate and valid, and looking at our ideas and decisions from different perspectives.

PO.7. Development of Observation Power: As a student of Geography Course, they will be capable to develop their observation power through field experience and in future, they will be able to identify the socio-environmental problems of a locality.

PO.8. Development of Communication Skill and Interaction Power: After the completion of the course, they will be efficient in their communication skill as well as power of social interaction. Some of the students are being able to understand and write effective reports and design credentials, make effective demonstrations, and give and receive clear instructions.

PO.9. Effective Citizenship: Demonstrate empathetic social concern and equity centred national development, and the ability to act with an informed awareness of issues and participate in civic life through volunteering.

PO.10. Enhancement of the ability of Management: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the management principles and apply these to theirs own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects. They will perform effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

PO.11. Ethics: Recognize different value systems including your own, understand the moral dimensions of your decisions, and accept responsibility for them.

PO.12. Understand Environmental Ethics and Sustainability: Understand the impact of the acquired knowledge in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of need for sustainable development.

PO.13. Self-directed and Life-long Learning: Acquire the ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context social, environmental and technological changes

 

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMe (GEOGRAPHY)


The M.A. / M.Sc. in geography program offers students the opportunity to advance their career aspirations through advanced study in the classroom and in the field. The programme in geography is tailored to meet the students’ specific educational, research and professional goals in mind. It focuses on spatial studies, qualitative as well as quantitative, and emphasizes on human-environment relationship.

PSO.1. Design and conduct independent research in their chosen field in the discipline

PSO.2. Demonstrate knowledge of concepts, methods, and theories designed to enhance understanding of the natural world and human society.

PSO.3. Communicate the results and significance of their research in both written and oral form

PSO.4. Evaluate how historical events have been influenced by, and have influenced, physical and human geographic factors in local, regional, national, and global settings.

PSO.5. Examine social and environmental processes, with a particular focus on space and place, critical theory, practical application, analysis and intervention in chosen field within the discipline of Geography

PSO.6. Evaluate causes, consequences, and possible solutions to persistent, contemporary, and emerging global issues.

PSO.7. Follow established ethical guidelines for research and teaching

PSO.8. Have an in-depth understanding of and mastery of the literature in, at least one particular geographic subfield.

PSO.9. Classify processes of environmental change and evaluate the relationship between human beings and their surroundings, bringing to bear knowledge from many disciplines.

PSO.10. A geographer has better job opportunities in government departments, Cartographer, Researcher, Teacher/Professor, Competitive Examinations, Government employer, GIS specialist, Climatologist, Transportation Manager, Surveyor, GPS Surveyors. 

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