M. Sc (Hons) Geography

Banaras Hindu University
In Varanasi

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  • Master
  • Varanasi
  • Duration:
    2 Years
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Varanasi
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP, 221005, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Course programme

Semester-I

Physical Landscape and Hydrology
Advanced Geography of India
1. Physical Diagrams, Hydrology and Map Projections
2. Spatial Analysis: Locational and Network
1. Remote Sensing Basics
Assignment- Based Seminar: 1


SPECIALIZATION GROUPS
I. Population and Settlement Geography.
II. Applied Geography and Planning.
III. Cartography and Remote Sensing.

Semester-II

Advanced Geomorphology
Geography of Resources
3. Statistical Methods and Data Processing
Special Group Theory Papers, One of the following:
Gr. I: 1. Population Geography
Gr. II: 1. Resource Planning
Gr. III: 1. Advanced Cartography
Practical, Elective, One of the following:
Gr. I: 1. Population Geography
Gr. II: 1. Resource Planning
Gr. III: 1. Advanced Cartography
2. Population and Development
Assignment- Based Seminar : 2

Semester-III

GIS and Its Application
Environmental Studies
4. Remote Sensing and GIS; Soil, Water and Air Analysis 3
Field Study and Geographical Excursion (Duration: 2-3 weeks; Area, India: South / Northwest / North)
Special Group Special Group Theory Papers, One of the following:Gr. I: 2. Geography of Rural Settlements Gr. II: 2. Regional PlanningGr. III: 2. Aerial Photo Interpretation.
Special Group Practical, Elective, One of the following: Gr. I: 2. Geography of Rural Settlements Gr. II: 2. Regional PlanningGr. III: 2. Aerial Photo Interpretation and GIS 3
3. Resources and Environmental Management
Assignment- Based Seminar: 3

Semester-IV

Interdisciplinary Research Methods and Techniques
Special Group Special Group Theory Papers, One of the following: Gr. I: 3. Urban Geography Gr. II: 3. Rural and Urban PlanningGr. III: 3. Satellite Image Interpretation.
Special Group Practical, Elective, One of the following: Gr. I: 3. Urban Geography Gr. II: 3. Rural and Urban PlanningGr. III: 3. Satellite Image Interpretation
Assignment- Based Seminar : 4
Instrumental and Socio-economic (2+2 Credits)
Field Work Dissertation and Viva Voce: ( 4 + 2 Credits)

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