Melbourne University, Madras University sign MoU for research and teaching programmes
MoUwill pave the way for both blended and dual degree programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
blended BSc programmeis currently offered across physics, chemistry and mathematics disciplines.
Madras Universityclaims to have received around 300 registrations from students across the country.
“The MoU will enable the two universities to continue the programme collaboration while also investigating how students, faculties and researchers can benefit through possible joint PhD opportunities, knowledge sharing for early to mid-level researchers, mobility options, workshops as well as study visits and staff exchanges,” the statement says.
The MoU paves the way for joint teaching programmes, both blended and dual degree programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in science, humanities, arts and social sciences in the future.
It also will help research scholars with mentorship from global experts, enabling strong cultural and research connections.
“This will give our students exposure to a diverse set of research subjects, with additional tools, experiences and faculty support. We look forward to working together in setting new benchmarks in higher education and enhancing research capabilities for Indian students,” said Prof S Gowri, VC,
The blended BSc programme is offered across the disciplines of physics, chemistry and mathematics. The Madras University claims to have received around 300 registrations from students across the country.
Only 30 students will be selected for the programme based on their application including their entrance score. The selected students will commence the course from September 20 this year. The Roaster system, as offered by Tamil Nadu government, will be duly followed.
“We continue to work together on our high-quality BSc Blended programme to explore how this could work in the humanities and social sciences, and to investigate additional flexible delivery models to suit students’ needs,” said Professor Michael Wesley, deputy vice-chancellor (International) at the
Together, both institutions aim to initiate strong and sustainable Transnational Education (TNE) and Transnational Research (TNR) programmes.
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