M.A. On Campus


Bharathiar University

24 months
375 USD/year
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The main objective of the History MA programme offered at Bharathiar University is to qualify the students with significance of history by developing an awareness of different political, Social, Cultural and economic structures in the past societies and their inter relationship. 


The Department of History and Tourism has been started in the academic year (2016-17). It is a pioneering venture of the university devoted to the cause of historical study with a view to contribute to research in History. As the saying goes “History makes men wise”, the department offers papers to improve the understanding of the students about the world events and relate them to the present scenario as such. “History repeats itself”, hence learning of History may provide solutions to most of our present-day formidable problems. The papers offered by the department are based on the demand from the students for competitive examination oriented syllabus. Also 4 courses related to Civil service examinations are offered under CBCS system to other Department students foreseeing the growing need among the candidates appearing for those examinations. The department plays a significant role in Teaching, Training, Research, Publication and Advocacy.

Programme Outcomes (POs)

The successful completion of the History MA programme offered at Bharathiar University will:
  • Impart knowledge in political and social setup at national and global level.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of the concepts in political and social History.
  • Provide knowledge in cultural History
  • Create the sense of responsibility in nation building
  • Facilate for excelling in teaching
  • Enable to undertake research
  • Equip to appear for all competitive Examinations.
  • Provide capability of being employed in Government offices
  • Develop the spirit of Co-operation and team work
  • Create leadership quality 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historiography: Theory and Methods 
  • Principles and Methods of Archaeology 
  • Archives Keeping 
  • History of USA
  • History of Tamil Nadu
  • History of Medieval India
  • Cultural Tourism in India

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

  • Any U.G. Degree.
  • The candidates have to pay the Registration Fee of Rs.400/- through net banking / Debit / Credit Cards/DD/NEFT. SC/ST candidates have to pay only Rs.200/- provided they have to produce a photo copy of his/her community certificate. The online filled in application form shall be completed in all respects and the soft copy can be downloaded. Those who are making online payment need not send the hard copy of the application.
  • The application may be filled online at the guidelines for filling up the online application is available at

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: INR1,320/semester ($18)

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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