B.A. (Hons) in Hindi
(Run by the MGI in collaboration with the University of Mauritius).

Objective
The degree programme in the Humanities is designed to provide knowledge and competence in the fields of language, culture and society for a number of sectors, such as teaching, the Civil Service, the media or public relations.
Entry Requirements
In accordance with University regulations for admission to a degree course.

Programme Duration
Full-time students:
Minimum - 3 years (6 semesters)
Maximum - 4 years (8 semesters)

Study Programme
The single Honours programme is made up of a total of 36 modules
(12 each year) distributed as follows:

Core Module - 28 modules including dissertation (equivalent to 3 modules)
Compulsory Modules:

Sanskrit (equivalent to 3 modules)
SKT 1120 - Fundamentals of Sanskrit
SKT 2221 - Sanskrit Grammar and Literature
SKT 3222 - Sanskrit influences on Hindi Literature

Mauritian Studies (equivalent to 3 modules)
MST 1221 - Mauritian Studies I - Overview of History
MST 2122 - Mauritian Studies II - Literature & Society
MST 3123- Mauritian Studies III - Contemporary issues

Electives: 1 module to be chosen from the following subjects:
Indian Philosophy/Fine Arts/Performing Arts

1 module to be chosen from English/French Language

CORE MODULES

LEVEL I
Semester I
HIN 1111 - Linguistic Introduction to Hindi
HIN 1112 - Modern Hindi Fiction I
HIN 1113 - General Linguistics andStructure of Language
HIN 1114 - Principles of Literary Criticism and Forms of Literature

Semester 11
HIN 1211 - Study and Use of Hindi
HIN 1212 - Modern Hindi Fiction II
HIN 1213 - Language Use I
HIN 1214 - Modern Hindi Fiction III

LEVEL 11
Semester 1
HIN 2111 - Translation
HIN 2112 - History of Hindi Literature I
HIN 2114 - The Hindi Essay
HIN 2115 - Hindi of the Media
HIN 2116 - Literary Theory

Semester 11
HIN 2210 - Applied Linguistics
HIN 2212 - History of Hindi Literature II
HIN 2214 - The Mauritian Hindi Literature and its Development
HIN 2215 - Indian Thought and Culture
HIN 2216 - Other Forms of Prose

LEVEL 111
Semester 1
HIN 3111 - Hindi Drama I
HIN 3112 - Medieval Hindi Poetry
HIN 3113 - Modern Hindi Poetry (Mahakavya)
HIN 3114 - Language Use II
HUM 3001 - Dissertation

Semester 11
HIN 3211 - Hindi Drama II
HIN 3212 - Modern Hindi Poetry
HIN 3213 - Study of a Special Author

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