To provide students with wider scope at graduate level itself in practically relevant and advanced areas of study and research.
To relate history discipline with practical needs and tasks.
To encourage multi-disciplinary approach.
To make students inquisitive and intellectually more sharp.
To give thrust on studying History subject as a process rather than an aggregate of finished state of affairs. It must be taught as a social science studying processes and human affairs in a developmental perspective. This requires a holistic approach opposed to the usual practice of dividing History into social political economic cultural and so on as independent facets.
CORE COURSES include:
Methodology and Perspectives of Social Science
Cultural Transitions in Pre- Modern Kerala
Making of Modern Kerala
Understanding the Past
Early Societies in India
Institutions in Pre Colonial India
State and Societies in the Ancient world
India: Nation in the Making
Trends in Historical Writings
Issues in Contemporary India
Situating Medieval World
Understanding Modern World
Capitalism and Colonialism
Choice based Course