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BA (Hons.) Global Affairs

PROGRAM INFO

START DATE END DATE DURATION LAST DATE TO APPLY PROGRAMME FEE (YEARLY)

1 August 2018

31 July 2021

3 Years

30 June 2018

Rs. 3.5 Lacs

Objective 

Upon the completion of the three year BA Hons in Global Affairs, JSIA expects that students would achieve the following learning outcomes: Acquire a holistic understanding of international political theory and greater understanding of international affairs; Develop a specialised field of knowledge by choosing one of the several available specialized fields of knowledge tracks, and develop an in-depth understanding of a region by opting for various study abroad available with top ranking educational institutions across the globe. Apply systematic methodological research and analysis, and historically contextualize contemporary global events; Demonstrate the ability to think, work, study and conduct research independently; Develop a wide range of intellectual, practical and language skills which will enable programme graduates to consider a wide range of post-graduation employment options.

Eligibility 

10+2

Credit Structure 

90 credits over six semesters. Each core/elective course is worth 3 credits and equivalent  to 45 hours of classroom teaching.

COURSE STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1

Introduction to Academic College Writing

Philosophy-I (Continental & Non-Western Philosophy)

Political Science - I (Political Theory)

International History – I (Diplomatic History)

Political Science - I ( Political Theory)

SEMESTER 2

International Economics- III ( Development Economics)

Critical Reading and Writing

Sociology-I (Foundations of Society & Social Groups)

Political Science - II (Comparative Politics)

International History - II (International Relations since 1945)

International Economics-II (Macroeconomics)

SEMESTER 3

Sociology- II (Social Institutions & Social Change)

Philosophy- II (Contemporary Thought)

Political Science- III (Comparative Government & Politics)

International History-III (Decolonization and the Third World)

International Economics- III ( Development Economics)

SEMESTER 4

Foreign Policy Analysis- I (Determinants of Foreign Policy)

International Security- I (Peace and Conflict) International Security: Concepts and Issues

Qualitative & Quantitative Analysis (Statistical Tools)

Culture and Media Studies- I (Foreign Journalism and News)

International Organizations- I (UN System and NGOs)

SEMESTER 5

Foreign Policy Analysis-II (Comparative Foreign Policies)

International Security-II (War & Terrorism)

International Human Rights (Civil, Economic & Political Rights)

Culture and Media Studies- II (Cross-Cultural Communication)

International Organizations-II (Global Financial Institutions)

SEMESTER 6

History and Politics of Africa

Understanding Latin America

Contemporary Europe

Politics of the Middle East

Introduction to the Asia Pacific

Post program careers 

A Career Director assists students in finding the right internships in the United Nations system, other intergovernmental, regional and non-governmental organisations, financial institutions, think tanks and diplomatic missions. The curriculum of the B.A. (Hons.) (G.A.) includes a mandatory guided internship requirement that prepares students for careers in the multiple opportunities afforded by ever-expanding career streams like Peace and Conflict Resolution, International Justice, International Economic Development, Humanitarian Relief, Human Rights Advocacy, Political and Economic Risk Analysis etc. Graduates of JSIA go on to become versatile international affairs professionals.