M.Sc Human Development
Students undertaking the M.Sc. program in Human Development at Mount Carmel College are trained to explore the field and acquire an in-depth understanding of Human Development. By putting in a conscious effort to impart knowledge about the field by reputed professors and lecturers, this program is designed to foster a culture wherein students’ talent is amplified with empirical training and technical training, simultaneously amplified by thorough guidance. The program focuses on moulding students to develop into self-sufficient individuals who have integrated happy lives and ensure that families do too. On acquiring knowledge of the qualitative and quantitative techniques as well as gaining an in-depth understanding of the field, Graduates of this degree will be able to demonstrate their skills in Human Development, Gerontology, Infant Development and Stimulation, etc. The Curricular and Extracurricular activities are designed in a way to ensure that the students receive a holistic understanding through the curriculum.
- To intra personally and inter personally grow and develop holistically
- To adjust to the changing roles and responsibilities in society
- To be tolerant, have integrated, happy and healthy families, societies and nation
- To provide students with an excellent program where they can observe, learn and practice Human Development
- To provide an empowering education to students to affect and transform human lives and to contribute proactively, creatively, progressively and humanely to improve life and standards of living.
Head of the Department
Dr. Sujata Gupta Kedar
PO1: Conceptualize the topics related to human development across the life span and deviance in human beings across the life span which includes mental health, special needs.
PO2: Learn skills to help individuals, families, or groups through workshops, seminars, guest lectures, and panel discussions for the issues and challenges of society by applying the knowledge learned in the course.
PO3: Prepare strategies, design, and implement activities/materials to stimulate individuals across age groups and strata to improve the well-being of different communities as well as make students enabled to cater to the needs of special children through an individualized educational program etc.
PO4: Inculcate the skills and qualities essential for various professions like a counselor, and human resource personnel by learning the process of counseling and the techniques involved and understanding the role of media in improving concerns related to human development.
PO5: Understand, analyze, criticize, and administer different psychological tests across the lifespan and develop a strong research base for students to conduct problem-based scientific research.
PO6: To acquaint the students about the role of entrepreneurship from human development perspective in the growth and economic development of the nation.
PO7: To learn the status of women, the constitutional rights and benefits of women in India and understand the International convention of human rights.
CBCS Scheme of Instruction
|I||CC-01||Human Growth and Development|
|CC-02||Theoretical perspectives in Human Development|
|CC-03||Infant Development and Stimulation|
|CC-04||Curriculum Planning and administration for Early Childhood Education|
|AC-01||Culture and Psychology|
|Bridge course/Certificate course* Basics of Human Development|
|II||CC-05||Research in Human Development|
|CC-06||Children with Special Needs and Inclusive Education|
|Community Development Program|
|EC-02||Play and Creativity across Life span|
|EC-03||Alternative Health Strategies and therapies/ Development of self and personality|
|EC-04||Family and Community Dynamics / Reproductive health|
|AC-05||Human Resource Management|
|OE||Open elective- Human Sexuality|
|IV||EC-05||Guidance and Counseling|
|EC-06||Media in Human Development / Entrepreneurship in Human Development|
|EC-07||Human rights and justice / Women Studies|
Students with MSc Human Development graduate can work as:
- Child life practitioners- Manipal, Operation smile, Cankids.
- Early childhood educators
- Content developers
- Special educators
- Change makers through NGO sectors
- Research associates and assistants.
- HR managers at multinational companies.