The program focuses on the importance of sustainable management of natural resources and also emphasizes the connection and the ability to communicate between different disciplines and actors. This is designed for those who wish to develop their career in the areas of conservation and management of natural resources. Upon completion of the program, the graduates qualify for wide-ranging administrative and technical positions with the government agencies and non-governmental organizations engaged in forest management, watershed management, water resource management, urban and rural planning. It aims to produce graduates with adequate knowledge and skills to be competent natural resources managers, executives, or entrepreneurs capable of becoming change agents in the corporate and social field.


A Bachelor’s degree having a minimum of 15 years of education with a minimum second division (or equivalent) is necessary to apply for the courses. Bachelor's degree holders in a selected field of engineering for CM; civil engineering for TEAM; engineering, basic/applied/ natural sciences for iWRM and NRM are eligible to apply. The duration of all M.Sc. programs is two years spread over four semesters, including the fourth semester for the thesis writing. Of the total academic credit, the course work involves 45 credits and 15 credit hours are dedicated to independent research on field-based problems. All the courses have to be completed within 4 years, and an additional one year can be given to thesis work.