General Information

2 years
Credit Hours

Environmental management is a multidisciplinary subject. The course gives due emphasis to social, cultural and economic aspects of the environment. This course is balanced in the sense that multidisciplinary fields of knowledge have been integrated to provide a comprehensive working knowledge on the environmental management. M.Sc course is a two year (four semesters) 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. Upon completion and on the recommendation of the research supervisor, the thesis should be submitted to the Examination Board of Pokhara University and the final examination will be held according to the rules and regulation of Pokhara University for the award of M.Sc. in Environmental Management.

The prospective individuals with an Bachelor degree in Science, Forestry, Agriculture, Engineering, and other related technical subjects or equivalent from a recognized institution are eligible to enter into the MSC degree course in Environmental Management. Besides fulfilling the basic academic requirements, the candidates should appear in an entrence examination to qualify themselves.

Semester I

->Fundamental of Bio-Physical Environment

->Environmental Economics

->Sociology and Cultural Components

->Environmental Policy, Law and Institutions

->Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering

->Introduction to Environmental Governance and Diplomacy

Semester II

->Environmental Assessment (IEE, EIA, SIA, SEA)

->Environmental Managment System (LCA, RA, QMS, CP)

->Pollution Control Technology

->Strategic Planning, Conflict Management and

->Statistics, Quantitative Techniques and Data Management

->GIS Application and Remote Sensing Concensus Building

Semester III

->Urban Environmental Management

->Energy, Environment and Economics

->Land-use and Watershed Management

->Multi Criteria Change & Management

->Research Methodology and Proposal Writing

Semester IV



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