GLOBAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Masters in Liberal Arts and Humanities
(Application Deadline: July 15, 2019)
The Institute for Development and Communication (IDC), in association with Chandigarh University, Mohali, launches a Master’s course on Liberal Arts and Humanities. The course aims at convergence of technology with liberal arts. The technology led change is facing a major challenge of realigning the virtual world with the real world.
Why Liberal Arts And Humanities in Chandigarh University?
1. Students selected on the basis of SOP shall be recipients of Global Fellowship in the form of Fees Concession, Scholarship or Research/Teaching assistantship.
2. The program has been designed to create opportunities for further studies in the select universities of Australia and Europe.
3. This course is unique as it is flexible enough to do twining with other mainstream courses e.g MBA degree with diploma in Liberal studies, B.E or Law, or Masters in Social science disciplines with diploma in Liberal Studies.
4. It is a comprehensive course to nurture students capabilities to excel in competitive examinations or to acquire edge in placements in International agencies, organizations and IT industry.
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Global Fellowship Program(GFP) in India
For more information, please check the Masters in Liberal Arts and Humanities Course website at cuchd.in or
Mr. Chandan Awasthi
Assistant Program Coordinator, Global Fellowship Program (GFP)
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What Makes Liberal Education More Important Than Ever?
The world is continuously being shaped by new technological innovations. Technology is finding its way in all spheres of life, leading to a rise in the demand for engineers, software programmers and IT professionals all over the globe. Other than a technical degree, degrees in business, medicine, hospitality, nursing, communications, education and law are equally in high demand. Although these are honourable teams to study and make a living in, the question worth pondering over is whether each of these streams is able to provide a comprehensive set of tools to study and analyze the complexities and richness of human life.
Why Liberal Arts?
Liberal Arts education prepares a student’s mind to freely pursue knowledge for its own sake. It not only provides a multi-faceted view of the
Need to Mainstream Learning on Liberal Arts and Humanities
The subjects studied in liberal arts range from art, history, literature, philosophy, religion, music, theatre, speech, sociology, politics, economics to gender studies, business, biology, archaeology, marketing, logic and mathematics. Liberal Arts education provides a comprehensive understanding of the social sciences, humanities, natural and formal sciences. What is the need to study history, literature, philosophy, theatre and religion? These fields help us to understand ourselves and
At the unveiling of the iPad 2, stressing the importance of liberal arts and humanities, Steve Jobs stated,
It’s in Apple DNA that technology alone is not enough – its technology married with liberal arts, married with humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing, and nowhere is that- Steve Jobs, Former CEO, Apple
more truethan in these post-PC devices.
The heart will sing if
Distinctiveness of Chandigarh University, Mohali and IDC Program
However, the Global FellowshipProgram in Liberal Arts and Humanities, curated by the Chandigarh University, Mohali and Institute for Development and Communication (IDC), an established Research Centre in North-Western India, has four distinct features. First, it offers well researched inter-disciplinary content as it is supported by IDC, which is actively involved in multi-disciplinary research. The courses offered will provide the students with an in-depth understanding of the contemporary challenges, dilemmas involving justice, conflict resolution, and sustainability challenges. Second, it has a strong group of scholars who have
Third, the experiential learning flows from the rigorous theoretical insights drawn from
The choice to study liberal arts leads one to enter an ongoing conversation, where scholars from different disciplines examine the meaning of being humane. Chandigarh University, Mohali has created a platform where scholars can interact, discuss and find solutions to the most pressing issues facing humanity.
Technology-driven societies are facing a major challenge of realigning the ‘virtual world’ with the ‘real world’ and also the ability to think critically with a sense of empathy that comes from training in the Liberal Arts and Humanities.- Prof. Pramod Kumar
The program will make an excellent choice for curious minds, people who have taken time off from their jobs to make life more informed and aesthetically enriching; practising civil servants and those aspiring to join the civil services; and students who are preparing to join the social sciences stream to pursue research with inter disciplinary perspective.
Outcome of the GlobalFellowship Program
The program offers rigorous training to improve soft skills and transferable skills of the students. Transferable skills such as critical analysis and evaluation, creativity, communication skills,
There is going to be greater demand for liberal arts majors than programming majors or maybe even engineering because when the data is being spit out for you, you need a different perspective in order to have a different view of the data.- Mark Cuban, Owner, Dallas Mavericks
Institute for Development and Communication, Chandigarh
- Punjab and Haryana Development Reports
- A Comparative Study on Citizen Centric Governance
- Justice Indicator Index: A Case study of Punjab
- Evaluation of Infrastructure Development in Punjab