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FAQs on B.A. (Hons.) Political Science & Public Affairs

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FAQs on B.A. (Hons.) Political Science & Public Affairs

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FAQs on B.A. (Hons.) Political Science & Public Affairs

B.A. (Hons.) Political Science & Public Affairs programmes can provide the necessary knowledge to students to pursue a career in public administration, non profit sectors and private companies. Political Science is the study of domestic and international perspectives that have a great influence on policies and the power structure. Public Affairs, on the other hand, is a study of how administrative and management entities work toward a social objective. Students pursuing this undergraduate degree should know exactly what they are signing up for. Here, we share some of the most common questions regarding the programme.

What are some subjects taught during the course?

Students get to learn a diverse range of subjects during the 4 years of the course. Some of the subjects taught include –

  • Introduction to Mass Communication
  • Modern Indian Language
  • Social Media and Society
  • Fundamentals of Psychology
  • World History and Politics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Foundations of Humanistic Inquiry
  • Social Psychology
  • Public Administration & Public Policy
  • Comparative Political Analysis

Are there any elective subjects that students can take?

Yes, students have the option to take up elective subjects along with the mandatory subjects. This additional knowledge only helps to widen their knowledge base further. Students will have to go through Electrive 1 in the third semester and Elective 2 in the fourth semester of the programme. The options include –

Electrive 1

  • Basics of Accounting
  • Sports Psychology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Media Literacy & Fake News

Elective 2

  • Theatre: The Language of Performance
  • Global, Regional and National Security
  • Fundamentals of Video Production
  • Management Accounting

Are there opportunities for practical learning?

The programme offers plenty of opportunities for students to learn from real-life scenarios. To ensure they get to apply their classroom learnings in real world settings, the course offers an internship programme. This internship takes place during the 7th semester.

What are some of the career opportunities after completing the programme?

A bachelor of arts in political science and public administration degree opens several avenues when it comes to building one’s career. Here are some options students have –

  • Government and public administration: They can pursue a career in government agencies, analysing policies or acting as public affairs specialists. Or, they can become civil servants to influence policy making and their implementation.
  • Non-profit organisations: Working at non-profit organisations is another option they have. These organisations often require professionals to have extensive knowledge in political sciences.
  • International relations: Graduates can also look forward to a career as an international diplomat or foreign secretary. These positions come with tremendous responsibilities of maintaining cordial relationships with the international community through diplomacy..
  • Journalism and media: Students can go on to become political reporters due to their immense knowledge about the political landscape and policies in place. They can then inform the general public about the happenings in the political world.

Looking to pursue a bachelor of arts in political science and public administrations?

Explore our B.A. (Hons.) Political Science & Public Affairs programme. Our expert and experienced faculty members can help students form an extensive knowledge base when it comes to Political Science and Public Affairs. The course structure has been designed while keeping in mind some of the contemporary challenges. Contact us today to know more about the programme.

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