BSc in Environmental Management

BSc in Environmental Management

4 years

Bachelor in Science (B. Sc.) in Environmental Management is introduced for the production of qualified environmental management professionals with leadership quality and problem solving aptitude. The unique feature of this academic program is the integration of scientific, social, cultural economic aspects of the environment. The Environmental Management degree builds on the understanding of the planning systems and processes of environmental changes and offers training in the management techniques, required to put into effect the principle of sustainable development.


The main objectives of B. Sc. Programme are to:

  1. provide understanding about environment, environmental issues, problems and it's interrelationship with other related fields;
  2. produce qualified environmental managers who can make decisions independently on diverse environmental issues;
  3. familiarize and equip the students with environmental management tools and make them eligible for higher studies and research;
  4. Apply the concepts of environmental management and environmental analysis in the professional areas.

Duration of the Program
The program of study for the Bachelor's degree in Environmental Management is over a period of eight semesters (four academic years) covering a total of 120 credit hours. The academic year begins normally in the month of September each year.


The candidates should have completed Class 12 examination of NEB or equivalent level in Science and Technology stream such as Forestry, Agriculture, Veterinary/ Engineering from a recognized academic institution. The candidates should have scored a minimum of 45% or a CGPA/GPA of 2.0 (in a scale of 4.0) and at least Grade C (in case of A-level, at least Grade D) or 45% in the following subjects. 

- Physics - Chemistry or Environment related subjects, e.g., Environmental Management, Pollution, etc.

- Mathematics or Biology or Zoology or Botany or Computer Science

Job Prospects

Career Opportunity

After completion of this B. Sc. Degree, the graduates are expected to be employed in the following areas:

  1. National and local level organizations, ministries, departments, district offices and municipalities with the capability of mid-level officers or managers;
  2. Consulting firms and research institutions as research assistants;
  3. Private companies and public corporations;
  4. National and international organizations, CBOs working in environmental field;
  5. Environmental quality monitoring, assessment laboratories.

Curricular Structure

The Bachelor’s degree in Environmentla Management is spanned over a period of eight semester (Four Academic Year) covering a total of 120 credit hours. The academic year begins in the month of September each year.

First Year: Fundamental Knowledge Course (31 Cr. Hrs.)
Semester I (16 Cr. Hr.)
GE 101.2 General English 2
FM 101.3 Fundamental of Mathematics 3
IB 101.3 Introductory Biology 3
IC 101.3 Introductory Chemistry 3
IP 101.2 Introductory Physics 2
EGS 101.3 Environmental Geology and Soil 3

Semester II: (15 CR. Hrs)

CTE 102.3 Communication and Technical English 3
AM 102.3 Applied Mathematics 3
EM 102.3 Environmental Microbiology 3
EC 102.3 Environmental Chemistry 3
EES 102.3 Ecology and Environmental Science 3
Second Year: Basic Course for Environmental Management (30 Cr. Hrs.)
Semester III (15 Cr. Hr.)
SE 203.3 Sociology and Environment 3
FE 203.3 Fundamental Economics 3
AS 203.3 Applied Statistics 3
BIO 203.3 Biodiversity and Biotechnology 3
HM 203.3 Hydrology and Meteorology 3

Semester IV: (15 CR. Hrs)

ERD 204.3 Environmental Resources and Sustainable Development 3
EET 204.3 Environmental Economics and Trade 3
EE 204.3 Environmental Engineering 3
EPL 305.3 Environmental Policy, Laws and Conventions 3
PM 204.3 Project Management 3
Third Year: Environmental Management Tools and Techniques (32 Cr. Hrs.)
Semester V: (17 Cr. Hr.)
ISM 305.02 Integrated Solidwaste Management 2
EMS 305.3 Environmental Management System 3
EAT 305.3 Environmental Assessment Techniques 3
EM 305.3 Envionrmental Monitoring 3
ET 305.3 Environmental Technologies 3
GIM 305.3 Geo-Information Management 3

Semester VI: (15 CR. Hrs)

CEP 306.3 Comprehensive Environmental Planning and Conflict Management 3
DRA 306.3 Disaster and Risk Assessment Techniques 3
UD 306.3 Urban Development and Environmental Management 3
IWM 306.3 Integrated Watershed Management 3
STM 306.3 Sustainable Tourism Management 3
Fourth Year: Specialized Courses, Research and Application in Environmental Management (27 Cr. Hrs.)
Semester VII: (15 Cr. Hr.)
AEM 407.3 Aquatic Environmental Management 3
ICC 407.3 Introduction to Climate Change 3
RM 407.3 Research Methodology 3
EHS 407.3 Environmental Health and Sanitation 3
ESP 407.3 Emerging Issues, Seminar and Proposal Writing 3

Semester VIII: The activities related to thesis work are carried out in this semester. Mid term progress evaluation and final examination are held. (12 CR. Hrs)

TH 408.12 Thesis (Research Work) 12