Master of Philosophy in Population Studies

International Institute for Population Sciences
In Mumbai

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  • MPhil
  • Mumbai
  • Duration:
    1 Year

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Govandi Station Road, Deonar Mumbai, Maharashtra INDIA, 400088, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

This is an advance course in population research. The course work comprises of an
Advance Research Methodology (½ unit), seminar work on Guided Reading of Important
Papers (½ unit) and Dissertation under the guidance of a faculty (1½ unit).
A total of eight top-ranking students from those who have successfully completed the
MPS course are given the option to pursue the M Phil course. The remaining students are
awarded the MPS degree.

Main courses
1. Basic Statistical Methods in Population Studies (1 unit)
2. Social Science Concepts and Issues (1 unit)
3. Introduction to Demography and Sources of Demographic Data (½ unit)
4. Fertility and Nuptiality (1 unit)
5. Mortality, Morbidity and Public Health (1 unit)
6. Reproductive Health (½ unit)
7. Migration, Spatial Distribution and Urbanization (1 unit)
8. Gender Issues in Population Studies (½ unit)
9. Population and Development (1 unit)
10. Population Policies and Programmes (1 unit)
11. Evaluation and Adjustment of Data Population Projection (½ unit)
12. Research Methodology (1 unit)
13. Historical Demography (½ unit)
14. Advanced Statistical and Computer Applications (½ unit)
15. Indirect Estimation Methods and Demographic Models (½ unit)

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