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B.A. (Urban Policy and Governance)

B.A. (Urban Policy and Governance)

B.A. (Urban Policy and Governance)

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B.A. (Urban Policy and Governance)

Duration
ELIGIBILITY
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3 Years. Pass in 10+2 in any stream with minimum 60% marks in aggregate. On basis of Personal Interview Rs. 90,000 per year

About the Program

B.A Urban Policy & Governance aims to build a comprehensive understanding of urban realities, processes and challenges in India and the Global (and globalising) South. Apart from imparting interdisciplinary insights from different contexts, the programme also train students to intervene effectively on urban issues through work in public, private and civil society organisations. The programme furnishes the origin, foundation, development, and implementation of public policy related to cities and urbanisation in India. It engages critically with policies, plans, laws and initiatives, as well as with the diverse social, economic, political, and cultural factors that shape them.

Job Prospects

  • Policy planner
  • Urban designer
  • Property developer
  • Transport planner
  • Environmental planner
  • Regeneration planner
  • Conservation planner
  • Community planner
  • Smart city planner

Program Structure

Semester 1

  • Foundation Course
  • Public Policy and Governance-1
  • Research Methods – I
  • Urban Systems-I
  • Urban Governance Politics and Policies Part I
  • Paper 1(Subsidiary Subject)
  • English Language – I
  • Proficiency in co-curricular activities
  • Open Elective

Semester 2

  • Public Policy and Governance-II
  • Research Methods – II
  • Urban Systems-II
  • Urban Governance Politics and Policies Part II
  • Foundation Course
  • Subsidiary Paper 1
  • Human Values & Ethics
  • Environment Studies
  • Employability Skills
  • Proficiency in co-curricular activities
  • Project on Urban Governance-I

Semester 3

  • Ecosystems and Habitat-I
  • South Asian Cities and Urbanization-I
  • Urban Planning: Challenges and current practices-I
  • Urban Poverty and Exclusion-I
  • Employability Skills
  • Subsidiary Paper 3
  • Proficiency in co-curricular activities
  • Project on Urban Governance-II

Semester 4

  • Ecosystems and Habitat-II
  • South Asian Cities and Urbanization-II
  • Urban Planning: Challenges and current practices-II
  • Urban Poverty and Exclusion-II
  • Paper 4 (Subsidiary Subject)
  • Employability Skills
  • Proficiency in co-curricular activities

Semester 5

  • Urban Water
  • Sustainable Development and Climate Change-I
  • Urban Housing
  • Urban sanitation and Solid Waste Management-I
  • Paper 5(Subsidiary Subject)
  • Employability Skills
  • Proficiency in co-curricular activities
  • Soft Skills V

Semester 6

Program Core

  • Employability Skills
  • Proficiency in co-curricular activities

University Core

  • Movie Making Techniques
  • Event Planning & Management
  • Creative Writing
  • Event Planning & Management Lab
  • Movie Making Techniques Lab

Open elective

  • Public relations & Corporate Communication

Teaching

The typical percentage of time spent in different learning activities for this program based on student choices. This information is collated from the previous year and will not be available if the program is new.

Year 1

Lecture, Seminar and Similar
70%
Independent Studies
30%

Year 2

Lecture, Seminar and Similar
70%
Independent Studies
30%

Year 3

Lecture, Seminar and Similar
70%
Independent Studies
30%

Assessment

Typically how work is assessed for this program based on student choices. This information is collated from the previous year and will not be available if the program is new.

Year 1

Internal (Weekly Test, Assignment, Mid- Term)
40%
External (End Semester Exam)
60%

Year 2

Internal (Weekly Test, Assignment, Mid- Term)
40%
External (End Semester Exam)
60%

Year 3

Internal (Weekly Test, Assignment, Mid- Term)
40%
External (End Semester Exam)
60%
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