Vikash Sharma

IGNOU School of Extension and Development Studies (SOEDS) has launched Master of Arts (Population and Family Health Studies) (MAPFHS).

As per IGNOU notice, the programme Master of Arts (Population and Family Health Studies) (MAPFHS) will be offered though ODL mode from January, 2024 session. Any graduate can enrol for the programme the duration will be minimum two years and maximum four years.

The candidates will have to pay a course fee of Rs 12,000 for two years. The programme offers total credit of 80 and the study materials will be provided both in print and digital. The expected enrolment is 500 per cycle.

Title of the Course- First Year

Introduction to Population Studies

Population Theories, Policies and Programmes

Social Groups and Family Health

Population and Development: Issues and Challenges

Research Methodology in Population and Family Health Studies

Title of the Course- Second Year

Diaspora and Transnational Communities

Women in the Economy Gender and Society Ecology,

Environment and Urban Development

Public Health and Nutrition

Urbanization and Urban Development Challenges