Sociology, M.A. | Bharathiar University | Coimbatore, India
24 months
375 USD/year
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The curricula of the department also aims at providing expert training to promote more effective delivery in public and private human service organizations. With faculty at the discipline’s cutting edge, the Sociology program at Bharathiar University seeks to develop the next generation of sociologists.


Courses are taught through a combination of lectures, seminar sessions, case analysis, group stimulation, quiz, assignments, and fieldwork. Whilst students are offered academic input from specialists, there is also an emphasis on the use of students’ own experience and on their active involvement in the learning process.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs):

On doing MA Sociology program at Bharathiar University, the students are expected to:

  • Understand and analyze the basic social structure and functioning of various social Institutions.
  • Understand the social change and its impact on individual, community and society.
  • Learn Epidemiological, Sociological and Psychological perspectives of research in health, illness and disease.
  • Inculcate research methodological knowledge to improve their analytical and report writing skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Classical Sociological Theories 
  • Rural and Urban Sociology
  • Social Demography
  • Contemporary Sociological Theories 
  • Sociology of Indian Society 
  • Gender and Society 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A pass in any UG Degree.
  • Registration fee of Rs.400/- for each application should be paid through Net Banking/Debit/Credit cards/ NEFT.
  • Registration for SC/ST candidates is Rs.200/- for each application (Photo copy of the Community certificate be enclosed)
  • The Online application form shall be completed in all aspects.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National tuition fee: INR1,980/semester ($25)

Living costs for Coimbatore

18295 - 24970 INR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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