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Learning for Life

What is a University education for? Is it only intended to create expertise to find a good job? At Azim Premji University we think that education should give you this, and also much more. Education should help you become a critical and independent thinker capable of navigating the complex professional, personal and social challenges that lie ahead.

Programme

Three-year, full-time, residential Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degrees are offered in the following specializations:

Students choose a Minor from several inter disciplinary minors including (i) Applied Mathematics, (ii) Data Science, (iii) Development & Sustainability, (iv) Education,
(v) Media, Society & Development. Students also select a disciplinary Minor or can study an interesting mix of courses from many disciplines. Students can also opt for an Honours degree through advanced research projects. Selection of minor and selection for the honours stream is based on availability of courses and our evaluation of the student's interests and academic needs. The list of Minors available for each cohort will be announced at the end of the second semester.

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What we offer
  • A flexible structure that allows you to explore and follow your interests
  • Deep disciplinary understanding through theory and practical experiences
  • Critical thinking and analytical capabilities through our Common Curriculum
  • An understanding of India - its opportunities and challenges
  • Living in a learning community of faculty and mentors committed to student well-being
A World of Opportunities

Our programme will open doors to multiple opportunities in both higher education and employment. Whether in business, the social sector or even entrepreneurship, our graduates will benefit from an education that nurtures fundamental capabilities along with deep disciplinary knowledge. We also foresee some of our students continuing to pursue higher studies either at Azim Premji University or elsewhere.

Programme Overview

Learning for Life

What is a University education for? Is it only intended to create expertise to find a good job? At Azim Premji University we think that education should give you this, and also much more. Education should help you become a critical and independent thinker capable of navigating the complex professional, personal and social challenges that lie ahead.

Programme

A 4-year, full-time, residential, dual-degree programme that awards a B.Sc. B.Ed. Degree. This programme prepares you to gain deep disciplinary knowledge in the Sciences as well as a practical and professional degree in Education.

For the science, the students can choose either:

  • Life Sciences – with courses in Biology, Physics and Chemistry; or
  • Physical Sciences – with courses in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry

For the education major, students would develop:

  • educational judgement through perspective courses
  • skills to teach effectively through courses in curriculum and pedagogy
  • a thorough grounding in school practice.

The University is uniquely placed as part of the Azim Premji Foundation with its Field Institutes working in the domain of school education at the ground level for the last two decades. The programme design draws in this wealth of experience of field practices and endeavours to make the initial teacher preparation both theoretically rigorous and practically effective.

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What we offer
  • A flexible structure that allows you to explore and follow their interests
  • Deep disciplinary understanding through theory and practical experiences
  • Critical thinking and analytical capabilities through our Common Curriculum
  • An understanding of India - its opportunities and challenges
  • Living in a learning community of faculty and mentors committed to student well-being
A World of Opportunities

Our programme will open doors to multiple opportunities in both higher education and employment. The preparation in science would be rigorous and students can pursue careers in science. The degree in education in a professional degree and prepares students to enter the professional world of teaching. The University's strong alumni network endeavours to support our alumni in their initial years of professional lives as teachers.

Programme Structure

The Programme consists of Common Curriculum, Disciplinary courses (Life Sciences or Physical Sciences) and Courses in Education as detailed below.

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Credit Structure

The credit Structure for the 4-year dual degree programme is detailed below. This is a 120 credits programme spread across 8 Semesters.

Students should earn 18 Credits from Common Curriculum, 50 from the Science Specialisation, 52 credits from Education and 13 credits from Field Practice.

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