Master of Population Studies (MPS)

International Institute for Population Sciences
In Mumbai

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  • Master
  • Mumbai

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

This programme is designed to inculcate fundamentals of population studies and
interface of population with other disciplines of social science, development and public
policy. Problems of youth and adolescence, reproductive health and gender issues are
given special attention. The module of the MPS programme is designed to make students
self- sufficient in basics of population science, computer applications, data collection and
analyses, preparing a report, taking part in group discussions and professional
presentation in seminars and conferences.

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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