MA Programmes of the School of International
Relations and Politics [SIRP]
(2021-2023 Batch onwards)
Graduate Attributes of MGU Students
- Interdisciplinary Knowledge, Skills and Attitude. MGU Graduates should be able to acquire interdisciplinary and cross disciplinary knowledge base, skills and attitudes as a consequence of the learning they engage with their programme of study. These qualities should equip students to live
and work in a rapidly changing and complex world.
- Equity, Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusiveness. MGU graduates should acquire the spirit of equity, sustainability, diversity and inclusiveness during their course of study. They should acquire all the ethical values to enable them to act as dignified citizens Graduate Attribute.
- Societal Interaction/Community Service. MGU graduates should have the ability to disseminate knowledge and actively engage with the world through community service.
- Net Working and Collaboration. MGU Graduates should acquire skills to be able to collaborate and net work with educational institutions, research organizations and industrial units in India and abroad. Graduate Attribute.
- Lifelong Learning. MGU graduates should be life long learners for the pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. This should enhance social inclusion, active citizenship, personal development, self-sustainability as well as competitiveness and employability.
Programme Outcomes (PO) of Mahatma Gandhi University
- PO 1: Critical Thinking and Analytical Reasoning. Capability to analyse, evaluate and interpret evidence, arguments, claims, beliefs on the basis of empirical evidence; reflect relevant implications to the reality; formulate logical arguments; critically evaluate practices, policies and theories to develop knowledge and understanding; able to envisage the reflective thought to the implication on the society.
- PO 2 : Scientific Reasoning and Problem Solving. Ability to analyse, discuss, interpret and draw conclusions from quantitative/qualitative data and experimental evidences; and critically evaluate ideas, evidence and experiences from an unprejudiced and reasoned perspective; capacity to extrapolate from what one has learned and apply their competencies to solve problems and contextualise into research and apply one’s learning to real life situations.
- PO 3: Multidisciplinary/Interdisciplinary/Transdisciplinary Approach. Acquire interdisciplinary /multidisciplinary/transdisciplinary knowledge base as a consequence of the learning they engage with their programme of study; develop a collaborative multidisciplinary/ interdisciplinary/ transdisciplinary – approach for formulate constructive arguments and rational analysis for achieving common goals and objectives.
- PO 4: Communication Skills. Ability to reflect and express thoughts and ideas effectively in verbal and nonverbal way; Communicate with others using appropriate channel; confidently share one’s views and express herself/himself; demonstrate the ability to listen carefully, read and write analytically, and present complex information in a clear and concise manner and articulate in a specific context of communication.
- PO 5: Leadership Skills. Ability to work effectively and lead respectfully with diverse teams; setting direction, formulating an goal, building a team who can help achieve the goal, motivating and inspiring team members to engage with that goal, and using management skills to guide people to the right destination, in a smooth and efficient way.
- PO 6: Social Consciousness and Responsibility. Ability to contemplate of the impact of research findings on conventional practices, and a clear understanding of responsibility towards societal needs and reaching the targets for attaining inclusive and sustainable development.
- PO 7: Equity, Inclusiveness and Sustainability. Appreciate equity, inclusiveness and sustainability and diversity; acquire ethical and moral reasoning and values of unity, secularism and national integration to enable to act as dignified citizens; able to understand and appreciate diversity, managing
diversity and use of an inclusive approach to the extent possible.
- PO 8: Moral and Ethical Reasoning. Ability to embrace moral/ethical values in conducting one’s life, formulate a position/argument about an ethical issue from multiple perspectives, and use ethical practices in all work. Capable of demonstrating the ability to identify ethical issues related to one’s work and living as a dignified person in the society.
- PO 9: Networking and Collaboration. Acquire skills to be able to collaborate and network with scholars in an educational institution, professional organisations, research organisations and individuals in India and abroad.
- PO 10: Lifelong Learning. Ability to acquire knowledge and skills, including “learning how to learn”, that are necessary for participating in learning activities throughout life, through self-paced and self directed learning aimed at personal development, meeting economic, social and cultural objectives, and adapting to changing trades and demands of work place through knowledge/skill development/reskilling.