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Degree Programmes

The Azim Premji University’s degree programmes aim to develop competent and committed professionals for the education and development sectors in India. The programmes are designed such that both fresh students and working professionals can benefit from an exciting learning environment. The curriculum is modern, multi-disciplinary and contextually relevant, there is a high degree of linkage between theory and practice and the faculty members are leading academicians as well as practitioners with decades of rich, on the ground experience. The programmes are two year post graduate programmes that are credit based and consist of credit-based core courses, elective courses, open courses, field practice, practicum and independent study and/or projects.
On completion of a programme, students will be awarded a Post-Graduate degree, as appropriate. It is expected that this will prepare them to take up professional and leadership roles in the education and development sectors.

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Summary of Current Degree Programmes
Programme Name Duration / Eligibility
Master of Arts in Education 2 years / Bachelor's in any subject
Master of Arts in Development 2 years / Bachelor's in any subject

Highlights of Degree Programmes

  1. Access to high-quality and high-impact professional courses that actively reach out to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  2. Student support systems include academic tutorials, language, communication skills and counselling. 
  3. A vibrant campus life and availability of residential facilities.
  4. Space for personal growth and professional development.
  5. Mentorship from senior students and faculty members.
  6. Active placement support including opportunities to work with the Foundation and its extensive network of partners in the education and development sectors.
  7. Every effort will be made to support meritorious but economically disadvantaged candidates with financial support.