Social Network Analysis seeks to understand how relations in a system form structures. These structures create opportunities/ constraints for actors/agents in the system. The course is a mix of theory and application.

Objectives

1.To understand the basics of structures which arise out of relations in a society.

2.To examine analytical and descriptive aspects of different types of networks.

3.To provide exposure to scientific papers based on network data.

4.To collect network data and carry out basic analysis using appropriate softwares