Master of Science in Environmental Management (M.Sc. Environmental Management)

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Program Name:
Master of Science in Environmental Management (M.Sc. Environmental Management)
Level:
Master Degree
Affiliated To:
Pokhara University
Categories:
Management
Science
Program Duration:
2 years
Academic Year:
semester
Evaluation Method:
GPA
Cost Range:
Unavailable

Detail Inforamation

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M.Sc course is a two year ( four semester ) of intensive and comprehensive teaching and practical input. The first semester of the program is focused on fundamental knowledge courses while the second semester is focused on environmental management tools such as EIA, SEA, CP, EMS, RA, GIS and Strategic Planning. The third semester courses are focused on advanced courses and development of thesis proposal.

 

Fourth semester is dedicated to a 12 credit thesis study in which in-depth research is carried out.

 

Objectives
The objectives of the Master program are to:

1. Offer the courses and research study covering fundamentals, environmental management tools and advanced courses.
2. Provide an opportunity of carrying out thesis or research using cross- cutting tools and state of the art information.
3. Provide an opportunity for the students to acquire the advance knowledge on the subject and enhance the individual skills and     expertise.
4. Contribute to policy research and support the concerned institution in the country.


Career opportunities
With the enforcement of environmental protection legislation in Nepal, the enforcement agencies at the central, regional and local levels require trained human resources in environmental management. Good career opportunities also exist in INGOs, NGOs and several other statutory and voluntary organizations, as well as the donor agencies involved in development works may need such human resources.

 

 

 

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Eligibility criteria for M.Sc. program

Thus the eligibility criteria for enrolling in the program is a bachelor degree in technical fields (agriculture, biology, chemistry, ecology, engineering, environmental sciences, forestry, health sciences, meteorology and physical sciences).

 

Admission procedure

The candidate should submit the completed application form and two recommendation letters from the referees. Selected candidates will be invited to appear in the entrance examination. An entrance examination will be held normally during august of every fall semester. Following, the test the candidates scoring successfully in the entrance test are invited for an interview. The final selection will be made after the interview and the candidates are considered eligible for the academic program.

 

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Course Outline for M.Sc. in Environmental Management

 

First Year
Semester I: Fundamental Knowledge Course (16 Cr. Hrs.)
This semester is designed to provide fundamental knowledge on various disciplines such as engineering, liberal arts, and pure applies sciences related to environmental management.

Code

Course

Cr. Hr.

FBE 101.3

Fundamentals of Bio-Physical Environment

3

EE 101.3

Environmental Economics

3

SCC 101.3

Sociology and Cultural Components

3

EPL 101.2

Environmental Policy, Law and Institutions

2

FEE 101.2

Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering

2

ER 101.3

Environmental Resources

3

 

Semester II: Environmental Management Tools (18 Cr. Hrs.)
This semester is designed to provide the knowledge of various system and tools of environmental management.

Code

Course

Cr. Hr.

EA 102.3

Environmental Assessment (IEE,EIA,SIA,SEA)

3

EMS 102.3

Environmental Management System (LCA,RA,QMS,CP)

3

PCT 102.3

Pollution Control Technologies

3

SPC 102.3

Strategic Planning, Conflict Management and Consensus Building

3

SQT 102.3

Statistics, Quantitative Techniques and Data Management

3

GIS 102.3

GIS Application and Remote Sensing

3

 

Semester III: Advance Courses (14 Cr. Hrs.)
This semester is designed to provide the advanced knowledge on the environmental management.

Code

Course

Cr. Hr.

UME 203

Urban Environmental Management

3

EEE 203.3

Energy, Environment and Economics

3

LWM 203.2

Landuse and Watershed Management

2

PCD 203.3

Participatory Community

3

RMP 203.3

Statistics, Quantitative Techniques and Data Management

3

 

Semester IV: Advance Courses (14 Cr. Hrs.)
The activities related to thesis work are carries out in this semester and mid-term progress and final examination are held.

Code

Course

Cr. Hr.

TH 204.12

Thesis

12

 

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