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BA (Hons./by Research) Geography

BA (Hons./by Research) Geography

Sharda School of Humanities & Social Sciences (SHSS)

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About the Programme

The programme provides with a holistic understanding of our planet and its human and natural spatial systems. The programme thus initiates a student to the core geography courses combining skill based and knowledge base of the modules. It better prepares students to understand practical and specialized topics in second year onwards. The discipline further encourages students to develop their own subject specific for higher level of studies in coming years. Students alongside main subject modules are also taught research methods to explore and understand basic approach to research work in geography. The course also exposes students for intensive field-based exposure focusing on geography and also interdisciplinary understanding.  

This course is for individuals who...

Aiming to be an irreplaceable persona on earth since geography widens your understanding of surrounding and globe. It raises an inquisitive mind to explore what are the things, why things are there, how they change over time and develop. Geography connects places, people and their environments. Geographers explore both the physical properties of Earth’s surface and the human societies spread across it. They also examine how human culture interacts with the natural environment and the way that locations and places can have an impact on people. 

Students who are looking for...

The inquisitive Earth enthusiasts, methodical in approach, tech savvy and not worried to handle data.  

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 120000 2nd Year 123600 3rd Year 127308 4th Year 131127
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
NA 3800*
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English Communication.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Geography is known as mother of all sciences and so is true when it comes to career path. Geography makes a student global citizen who can enter highly employable employment opportunities. You can go for higher skill approach after graduation. Following are the path which a geographer can choose.
  • The disciplines makes a students ready to utilise research tools which are intrinsic for better analysis and problem solving such as Geographic information system (GIS), data management (EXCELL to SPSS) etc.
  • Students can enter earth sciences, environment, disaster management, weather science expertise.
  • Those who are experts in various “hotspot” regions of the world are certain to find career opportunities in their expert region.
  • The discipline also makes you expert in data handling and temporal analysis for understanding and problem solving and hence one can find organisations working specially in data like census operations to organisations which are working in social- economic aspects too.
  • Demography/population studies give ample opportunity to get coveted placement in national and international organisations.
  • Political geography allows students to develop a flair of understanding of geo-political facets and therefore placement in organisations working on international relations strategic analysis. 
  • Town planner, regional planners are the some of the fetching vocations for geography students. A background in urban geography can prepare one for a career in such fields as urban and transportation planning, site selection in business development and real estate development

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