Master in Crisis Management Studies

Master in Crisis Management Studies

2 years

Institute of Crisis Management Studies offers a unique, multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Crisis Management, providing the very best national and international scholars, practitioners and experts currently engaged in the diverse areas pertaining to crisis. 

Salient Features

The fee of this course is currently NRS. 5,15,000 for Nepalese students, NRS 8,24,000 for SAARC students and USD 10,000 for other international students. This total cost incurs no hidden costs.


Completion of Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from recognized university. Minimum of second division in aggregate or 2.0 on scale of 4.0. Entrance exam will be conducted for the placement by ICMS.

Note: Applicants who have completed the qualifying educational level but are awaiting final results may apply on a provisional basis, provided he/she has already taken the last semester of final annual examinations of the programme and passed all previous year/semester papers.

Admission Criteria

Along with the completed application form, students must submit the following documents:

  1. Attested copies of mark sheets/grades sheets/ transcripts, transfer and character certificates of each level of examination passed.
  2. The original copy of the Migration Certificate
  3. Attested copies of the Citizenship Certificate or Passport (For foreign students)
  4. Six copies of a recent photograph; four passport size copies and two auto size copies

Curricular Structure

First Semester 

  • Introduction to Crisis Management Study
  • Geological Processes and Natural Hazards
  • Changing Dimensions of Security
  • Disaster Management Theory and Practice
  • Academic Writing  
  • Leadership Development  

Second Semester 

  • GIS (Geographical Information System) and Remote Sensing
  • Geo-Politics
  • International Law
  • Study of Sociological Hazards 
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches
  • Stress Management Seminar and Report Writing
  • Fieldwork and Term Paper 

Third Semester-

  • Biological and Ecological Disaster 
  • Public Health and Emergency Response
  • Hydro-Meteorological Disaster
  • Humanitarian Assistance 
  • Social Statistics for a Diverse Society 2 CH-T (32)  

Forth Semester-

  • A Successful Dissertation and Thesis
  • Understanding Terrorism & Managing Consequences** 
  • Organizational Crisis Management Study** Global Change and Sustainability**