P.G. Diploma in Women Studies

Courses offered for PG Diploma in Women Studies (First Semester)

Course Code Course Name L-T-P CH Credit Type
WS103 Women’s Movement in India 3-1-0 4 4 Core Course
WS104 Introducing Women’s Studies 3-1-0 4 4 Core Course
WS105 Women in Media 2-1-0 3 3 Core Course
WS106 Women and Health 3-1-0 4 4 Core Course
WS112 Women and ICT (Information, Communication & Technology) 1-1-1 3 3 Core Course

Courses offered for PG Diploma in Women Studies (Second Semester)

Course Code Course Name L-T-P CH Credit Type
WS107 Women’s Studies and Research Methodology 3-1-0 4 4 Core Course
WS108 Women and Law 2-1-0 3 3 Core Course
WS109 Women and Development 2-1-0 3 3 Core Course
WS110 Project work/Dissertation 0-0-0 0 6 Core Course
WS113 Women and Cyber Security 1-1-0 2 2 Core Course

Detailed Syllabus

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Program outcomes

PO1: The course will deliver expertise in Feminist Research Methodology.
PO2: The course will provide job opportunities in the field of women and child sector, NGOs, Govt. schemes, counsellors in organization, feminist counselling and Industry.
PO3: The course will focus on interpretation, conceptualization and application of principles of women studies in areas related to public policy, gender discourses and governance.
PO4: The course will enhance knowledge dissemination regarding Information and Technology.
PO5: The student is sensitized, motivated and conscious of the legislations regarding women/gender in everyday life practice.

Learning outcomes

Course Code: WS103, Course Title: Women’s Movement in India
The course will give understanding on women in history in India.
The student will be enlightened with the knowledge of women’s role in nation making.
The student will gain knowledge on issues like women and ethnicity, customary laws, women in conflict situation with special reference to northeast India.

Course Code: WS104, Course Title: Introducing Women’s Studies
Through this course student will gain knowledge on basic concepts and ideologies of women studies.
This course will give idea of women’s movement in the west.
This course will provide inputs on importance of women studies in higher education of India.

Course Code: WS105, Course Title : Women in Media
This course will enable the students to critically analyse the representation of women in media.
This course will enhance knowledge of the students on media and social development, idea of alternative media and media as an agent of change.
The students will learn to analyse the women’s role in folk tradition of Assam.

Course Code: WS106, Course Title: Women and Health
The course will help students to critically analyse the health and gender issues.
The student will get the idea of women’s occupational health, mental health and reproductive health status.
The student will be able to critically analyse the health policies and legal issues related to women’s health.

Course code: WS112, Course Title: Women and ICT (Information, Communication & Technology)
The course will help the students to understand the role and importance of Computer & Information Technology.
The course will also focus on the literacy and skill development in the field of computer technology, more specifically for girl students.
The course will help the students to analysis the data with the help of SPSS

Course Code: WS107, Course Title: Women’s Studies and Research Methodology
The course will deliver expertise in Feminist Research Methodology.
The course will focus on interpretation, conceptualization and application of principles of women studies in areas related to public policy, gender discourses and governance.
The student will be trained in various research processes and methods.

Course Code: WS108, Course Title: Women and Law
The students are trained in legislations related to women.
The course will enhance knowledge on institutionalization of human rights.
The course will integrate theory of laws with practise in the field.

Course Code: WS109, Course Title: Women and Development
Students are introduced to the key issues related to development and practices.
The course provides gender perspective in form of critics of development.
The students are provided various plans and approaches to the concept of development.

Course Code: WS113, Course Title: Women and Cyber Security
This course will help the students to understand the nature and magnitude of Cybercrimes and its effect on women.
It will also offer the knowledge of Computer Viruses and a glimpse of networking.
It will also focus on the prevention mechanism against the cyber-attack, cracking, hacking and social engineering.

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