Distance MA-Master of Arts in Gandhi and Peace Studies

Distance MA-Master of Arts in Gandhi and Peace Studies

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Master of Arts in Gandhi and Peace Studies offered by IGNOU

The main objective of the programme is to promote both theoretical and applied research in Gandhian Studies, Peace, Conflict Management and Social Regeneration. In the age of globalization, there is a need for alternative models of development. Today across the World Gandhian studies is being looked upon as an important contribution towards these objectives. The masters Programme in Gandhi and Peace Studies is a specialized area for those whore interested in understanding evaluation and implementation of Gandhian model of development and conflict resolution.

Accordingly, the course will contain Gandhi’s views and perceptions on economic, social, gender, political, environmental and sustainable development issues. It will also contain critiques and evaluation of Gandhian concepts, its relevance in the contemporary world and contributions made by Gandhian scholars in the further development of Gandhian thought and progress. The primary thrust of the programme is to expose learners, particularly the younger generation, to the thoughts and ideas of Gandhi and its place in the contemporary world.


CourseCode Course Name
MGP-001 Gandhi: The Man and His Times
MGP-002 Philosophy of Gandhi
MGP-003 Gandhi's Social Thought
MGP-004 Gandhi's Political Thought
MGP-005 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Resolution
MGPE-006 Gandhi's Economic Thought
MGPE-007 Non-Violence Movements after Gandhi
MGPE-008 Gandhian Approach to Peace and Conflict Resolution
MGPE-009 Gandhi in the 21st Century
MGPE-010 Conflict Management, Transformation and Peace Building
MGPE-011 Human Security
MGPE-012 Woman and Peace
MGPE-013 Civil Society, Political Regimes and Conflicts
MGPE-014 Gandhi: Ecology and Sustainable Development
MGPE-015 Introduction to Research Methods
MGPE-016 Human Rights: Indian Perspective
MGPP-017 Dissertation


Bachelors degree or a higher degree in any discipline from a recognised University. The programe offered through Open and Distance Learning (ODL) mode throughout the country both in Hindi and English Medium.


$₹ 9000

Course Info


Type: PG

Approved By: UGC/DEB

College: Indira Gandhi National Open University

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