The Department of Women’s Studies is offering the following Post Graduate Programmes and Research Programmes:
M.A. in Women’s Studies
M.A. in Applied Economics
1. M.A. Women’s Studies (Regular)
The branch of Women’s Studies enables the students to participate in the development process as powerful instruments of change. University education brings it closer to the burning social issues, to work for their solutions and produce sensitive women who will be able to play more committed and meaningful roles in developmental activities for women in all sectors.
The students passing the course will get placements as Gender Consultants in MNCs, International Organizations, DRDA, ICDS, RMK, CAPART, ILP, APHAS, DPIP, Department of Women and Child Development, Government of A.P. and Government of India, NGOs, Tribal Welfare Departments, Juvenile Homes, State Homes, Family Counselling Centres, Observation Homes for Girls and Women and many other avenues of employment including self employment as women entrepreneurs.
Duration: Two Years (Four Semesters)
No. of Seats : 25 Regular
Eligibility : Graduate with:
45 % in the subject concerned if it exists at graduate level.
45% of the aggregate in groups for Arts and Science Graduates.
CBCS Course Content:
1.Core Courses:
Women’s Studies Basic Principles, Women’s Movements in India, Policies and Programmes for Women’s Development, Research Methodology, Nutrition and Health Education for Women, Documentation Report, Feminist Theories, Legal Rights for Women, Environment, Water Management and Sanitation, Women and Reproductive Health, Leadership and Capacity Building, Project Work, Post Modern Feminism, Statistical Applications in Women’s Studies, Organization and Management of Self Help Groups, Field Report Women’s Movements Abroad, Counselling- Theory and Practice, Participatory Learning Action, Dissertation.
(ii) Elective Courses:
Computer Applications, NGO Management, Human Rights and Women, Extension and Outreach Programmes, Women and Entrepreneurship, Gender and Development, Gender and Governance, Applied Aspects of Rural Development. 2. M.A. Applied Economics (Self Finance)
This basic Course, will provide training to the women, to take up career as Lecturers in Colleges and Universities, Research Offices, in organizations dealing with economics related topics and organizations like Bureau of Economics and Statistic Coaching Institutions. Preparing students for Group-I and Group-II, Export and Import Promotional Councils. News Papers to deal with Economics columns, in Banks, Insurance Companies and Shares and Stock Market, Trade Association, Market Research Companies etc. as Market Analysts, Business Managers, Financial Policy Makers, Insurance Analysts, Supply Chain Analyst, Budget Analyst Policy Analyst, Business Forecaster, Credit Analyst, Investment Analyst, Statistician and Demographer.
Duration: Two years (Four Semesters)
No. of Seats : 30 (Self Financed)
Eligibility: Any gradate with
B.A. with 45% and B.Sc. with 50% in groups. They should have studied at least one of the following subjects in their UG course: Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Accountancy, Computer Science.
B. Com/BBA with 45% of the aggregate in groups.
B. Tech (Any Branch) with 60% marks on the aggregate.
CBCS Course Content
(ii)Core Courses
Micro Economics-1, Development Economics-2, Statistical Tools and Techniques, Macro Economics, Basic Econometrics, Mathematics for Economists, Rural Development Concepts and Dimensions Applied Economics, Women Entrepreneurship, Economic Legislations, Micro Economics-II, Money and Banking, Advanced Econometrics , Indian Economy, Public Finance.
(ii) Elective Courses
Research Methodology, International Trade and Payments – I, Federal Finance, Principles and Practice of Insurance, NGO Management, Applied Aspects of Rural Development, Computer Applications, International Trade and Payment-II, Leadership and Capacity Building, Participatory Learning and Action, Organization and Management of SHG’s, Extension and Outreach Progreammes, Women Guidance and Councelling.
External Electives:
1)Non-Governmental Organization and Women Development
2)Financial Markets and Institutions