Humanities and Social Sciences
Master in Sustainable Development program aims to fulfill the need of preparing people for society who can think at different levels, and be a change agent taking Sustainable Development (SD) as their main approach.
'The significant problems we face cannot be solved by the same level of thinking we used when we created them' is equally true today, that Einstein said in his time.
Sustainable Development is an approach to develop critical thinkers, who can take the Environment, Society and Economy together in harmony.
These entire contexts make this regional Master's program an important degree for the scholarsto sell and marketthemselves in the field of development and education.
KUSOED adopts semester based assessment. It follows the letter grading system. In order to pass, a student has to maintain at least C in each of the individual courses and a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 3.0.
For enrollment to any of the 2 year MEd programs, a bachelor degree in a relevant field (e.g. BEd / BSc /BA/BBS/PGDE or equivalent) from a recognized university with minimum second class standing or 2.5/4 CGPA is required. Minimum fifteen years of schooling is essential.Similarly, for enrollment to any of the 1 year MEd programs, a Master’s degree in any discipline is mandatory. The aspirants need to demonstrate their interest in the program and English language proficiency through an integrated entrance test followed by an interview as set by the School.
The total program fees (including registration, tuition, examination and computer lab) for each of the 2 year Master Programs is Rs. 135,000, which is payable in eight installment. Similarly, the total program fees for each of 1 year MEd program is Rs. 85,000. In addition, each on-campus student is supposed to pay an additional Rs. 10,000 as library deposit (refundable) at the time of admission.
The process products, i.e. the graduates will contribute towards an environmentally sound and economically prosperous future from different professions and positions.
Precisely, the degree complements towards developing professionals to work in the following sectors:
a. Sustainable Development
b. Conservation Education
c. Development Education
d. Environmental Governance, and Policy Analysis
e. Environmental and Development Planning
f. Teaching and Training
Core Courses (6 Cr)
Specialization Courses (39 Cr)