M.A. Development Studies is a unique course which deals with problematizing the development process. It focuses on the economics, sociology and politics of development process, addresses governance issues, the development experiences of Kerala and India, human development, the theory and practice of decentralization, public finance, research methodology; project management and quantitative methods are some of the areas covered.
M.A Development Studies is equivalent to M.A Economics. So that these students can write U.G.C NET/JRF in Economics.