MA Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology

MA Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology

MA in NeHCA ·
Masters ·
2 years

Master of Arts (MA) in Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology (NeHCA) is a two years course under the Department of Nepalese History, Culture and Archaelogy. The Masters' program aims at facilitating students to enhance their expertise the history, culture, archaeology, museology, iconography, tourism and other relevant disciplines. 

Salient Features

Archaeological excavation and exploration projects

Masters level students are to undertake archaeological excavation and exploration projects under Field Archaeology as a requirement under the curriculum. Excavations are usually undertaken in January and explorations in February however, logistics is managed by the department itself. This provides students with the opportunity to explore major archaeological sites in the country.

Internal Academic tour

Masters level students are also provided with the opportunity to be a part of the internal academic tour in Kathmandu valley. This allows them to explore the art, culture, and history of the Kathmandu valley that is known for its rich heritage and culture. 

Research and publication

The central department has been publishing the academic journal titled, 'Nepalese Culture' in series of volumes. The Journal provides space for prominent researchers and academics especially Masters and PhD students in the field to access and publish articles on topics covering culture, art, architecture, archaeology, cultural tourism, museology, numismatics, epigraphy, history, and society.

Admission Criteria

The Central Department of Nepalese, History & Culture calls for admission to MA program once a year, which is usually in December/ January. Dates of admission are allocated by the office of the Dean, Humanities & Social sciences.

Central Department of Nepalese History and Archaeology
Phone Number : +977-01-4331976
Email: [email protected]
Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu

Curricular Structure

Nepalese History, Culture and Archaeology (NeHCA)
Semester I
Code no.Course TitleCreditHours
NeHCA 551Ancient Polity and Political History of Ancient Nepal348
NeHCA 552Medieval and Modern History of Nepal348
NeHCA 553Social History of Nepal348
NeHCA 554Cultural Tourism348
NeHCA 555Nepalese Society and Culture348
NeHCA 556Epigraphy348
Semester II
Code no.SubjectCreditHours
NeHCA 558Religion348
NeHCA 559Philosophy348
NeHCA 560Principle of Archaeology348
NeHCA 561Field Archaeology348
NeHCA 562Economic History of Nepal348
Semester III
Code no.SubjectCreditHours
NeHCA 563Pre-history348
NeHCA 564Architecture of Nepal348
NeHCA 565Iconography348
NeHCA 566Fine Arts of Nepal348
NeHCA 567Museology348
NeHCA 568Numismatics348
Semester IV
Code no.SubjectCreditHours
NeHCA 569Heritage Management in Tourism348
NeHCA 570Himalayan Heritage348
NeHCA 571Research Methodology348