Master in Technical and Vocational Education and Training

Master in Technical and Vocational Education and Training

2 years
  • Fee:NPR 270,000

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) has long been viewed as a powerful tool for both national and individual development. This program was introduced in August 2018 by KUSOED, in recognition of the industry's rapid growth and the growing demand for qualified human resources in the field on both national and international markets.

Master in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (MTVET) is two years, four semesters course. 

This program was designed to aid in the growth of a strong TVET industry and, as a result, a better quality of life. Addressing TVET's human resource development needs, preparing TVET system leaders, educators, and planners, attracting young people to TVET by linking it to socioeconomic processes, thus providing promising career prospects both nationally and internationally, and instilling the entrepreneurial mindset are just a few of the specific objectives.

Curriculum, labor market, human resources, work education, sociology of work and occupation, technical education assessment, entrepreneurship and company development, and work-based learning, which mixes real-world working and learning, are among the topics covered by students. In this master's degree, students can choose between two specialization areas: TVET Pedagogy and TVET System Management and Leadership.

Purpose of MTEVT program:

  • Address the human resource development needs of TVET
  • Prepare TVET system leaders, educators, and planners
  • Attract young ones to TVET by linking it with socio-economic processes thereby providing promising career prospects nationally and internationally
  • Develop TVET focused research capacity
  • Promote excellence, opportunity, and leadership in TVET

MTVET graduates develop the following specific knowledge and skills: 

  • Be able to explore and interpret the interplay among social institutions and rules and resources, work and occupation, and TVET
  • Be competent educators, innovators, leaders, and managers of TVET institutions/programs
  • Be competent in preparing TVET activities such as preparation of competency-based curriculum, designing instructional events, delivering theoretical and practical sessions, evaluation of students.
  • Be proficient in doing economics and financial analysis of work and occupations, and TVET.
  • Be conversant with different theories, concepts, and ideas that have been developed and see TVET processes in terms of those theories and ideas
  • Be capable of in engaging TVET process e.g. policy dialogue, networking
  • Be skillful in designing, carrying out, managing, and evaluating research on TVET
  • Be able to understand, design, implement, and monitor quality assurance process

Salient Features


  • Experiential knowledge
  • Research, writing, and publishing
  • Face to face, blended or online mode

Medium of Instruction

  • English

Class size

  • 25


  • Written test and interview conducted in English
  • Statement of the purpose of the study
  • Write-up (published or unpublished work)
  • Candidates outside the Kathmandu can appear at the entrance through online


  • Bachelor degree in any discipline with a CGPA of 2.5 out of 4 or second division in the aggregate score
  • Work experience in TVET is preferred

Job Prospects

MTVET graduates will have a variety of work options because the TVET industry is so promising, and the program exposes students to a variety of subject areas in an inter-disciplinary manner. Because the course prepares them for a competitive work environment both at home and abroad, they can explore their career prospects in both the national and international markets. Graduates have two options for careers as educators: teaching or managing and leading a TVET institute. They could also work as a planner, analyst, monitoring and evaluation professional, or researcher. These options are available in both the public and private sectors. MTVET graduates may also find work in the manufacturing sector. Another possibility for an MTVET graduate is to start their own business and become an entrepreneur. Students may be imaginative, creative, and entrepreneurs as a result of the program's extensive exposure to various areas of business.

Curricular Structure



Core Courses

Course Code Course Name/Subject Cr. Hr.
EDUC 508 Theory and Practice in Education 3
EDUC 509 Research methodology 3
EDUC 511 Statistical Methods for TVET 3

Dissertation or two research projects

Course Code Course Name/Subject Cr. Hr.
EDTV 544 Research Project I 3
EDTV 546 Research Project II 3
EDTV 548 Dissertation 6

Specialization Courses (TVET core)

Course Code Course Name/Subject Cr. Hr.
EDTV 512 Principles and Theories of Education and Work 3
EDTV 513 Sociological Perspectives of Work and Occupation 3
EDTV 521 Curriculum Development in TVET 3
EDTV 523 Principle and Practices of Human Resource Development 3
EDTV 524 Quality Assurance and Program Evaluation in TVET 3
EDTV 525 Entrepreneurship and Enterprises Development 3
EDTV 531 Labor Market Analysis 3
EDTV 542 Work-Based Learning 3

TVET Pedagogy/TVET System Management and Leadership Courses

Course Code Course Name/Subject Cr. Hr.
EDTP 526 Psychology of Learning 3
EDTP 532 Instruction System Design 3
EDTP 534 Instructional Media Development 3
EDTP 536 Assessment and Measurement 3
EDTP 538 Monitiring and Professional Development 3
EDTP 527 Public Policy and TVET Governance 3
EDTP 533 Management of TVET Institutions and Programs 3
EDTP 535 Leadership Theories and Practices 3
EDTP 537 Economics and Financing of TVET 3
EDTP 539 Assessment and Accountability in TVET System 3

MTVET Course Outline.pdf