SNDT Women's University (Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University)

Department of Extension Education, Juhu


Focus areas

Adolescents, Health, Media and communication, Gender


Extension Education aims at empowering people by enabling them to utilize the available technology and resources. Extension Education has a crucial role in national development. Extension being the major thrust area of the department, the faculty and students actively participates in Community Development projects.

The Department lays emphasis on fieldwork in urban slum communities and exposure to rural communities. The Master’s programme prepares students for professional services in educational institutions as well as extension/community projects. The Diploma programme equips students to work in varied media organizations.

Our Goals

=> To develop socially responsible professionals in Extension Education.

=> To undertake research and develop relevant database in emerging areas of Home Science.

=> To link higher education with need based services for community development with special emphasis on women
and children.

=> To collaborate with industry, institutions, professional bodies for teaching, research, extension and consultancy for academic excellence.

Our Mission

Commitment to the cause of women’s empowerment through access to education, particularly higher education, through relevant courses in the formal and non-formal streams.

Courses Offered

=> Doctor Of Philosophy ( Ph.D.) in Extension Education
=> Master Of Philosophy ( M.Phil.) Programme in Extension Education
=> Masters in Extension Education
=> Post Graduate (P.G.) Diploma in Communication and Media

Research & Development / Topic

Research Projects

=> Global Media Monitoring Project 2009/10


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