The Gandhian Center for Philosophical Arts and Sciences (GCPAS) at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) introduced the “BA (Aesthetics and Peace Studies)” from this academic year. Varadesh Hiregange, Director of GCPAS, said that “BA (Studies of Aesthetics and Peace)” intends to connect and combine the liberal arts and social sciences with a broad framework of aesthetic and aesthetic studies. peace. Literature, the arts and the media have been associated with political science, international relations and philosophy, ”he said.
The artistic, intellectual and communicative capacities of the students will be formed so as to be able to work in the fields of journalism, media, communication, social sector, international agencies, research and publishing, a-t- he declares.
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There will be several exit points in BA (Aesthetics and Peace Studies). Students can study for three years and earn a normal degree, or they can study for four years and earn a specialized degree. They will get a diploma if they study for two years, and a certificate if they study for a year.
MAHE’s Pro-Chancellor HS Ballal and MAHE’s Vice-Chancellor Lt. General (ret’d) MD Venkatesh welcomed the interdisciplinary approach of the new program, he said, adding that he is in line with MAHE’s commitment to encourage liberal arts / humanities and social sciences as well as technical and health sciences.