MSc  in Environmental Health in Disaster

MSc in Environmental Health in Disaster

Masters
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2 years
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Masters in Environmental Health in Disaster is a two years course offered by the Central Department of Environmental Science of Tribhuvan University.

Aim

  • The aim of the master's program is to, through knowledge, experience, and research build capacities that will reduce disaster risks and contribute to better and more targeted public health-based relief following disasters

Objectives

  • To increase the knowledge and understanding of the disaster phenomenon, its different contextual aspects, impacts, and public health consequences;
  • To increase the knowledge and understanding of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UN-ISDR) and to increase skills and abilities for implementing the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Strategy;
  • To ensure skills and abilities to analyze potential effects of disasters and of the strategies and methods to deliver public health response to avert these effects;
  • To ensure skills and ability to design, implement and evaluate research on disasters”.

Eligibility

Students who have passed Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Forestry, Civil Engineering, Water and Soil Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and other science-related disciplines with at least second division are eligible to study M.Sc. in Environmental Health in Disaster program.

Admission Criteria

Students who wish to pursue Masters in Environmental Health in Disaster program must pass the entrance exam conducted by Tribhuvan University.

Curricular Structure

Overall Course Structure

Semester

Credit hrs

Subjects Field/ Module

Credit hrs

I

18

Public Health in Disasters

18

ii

16

Environmental Health Engineering

16

iii

16

Engineering in Disasters

16

iv

14

Internship and Master Dissertation

4-2-8 (14)

      64 credit

First Semester

S.N.

Code

Course Title

Credit hrs

1

EHD 511

Fundamental of Disasters

4

2

EHD 512

International Framework in Disaster

2

3

EHD 513

Impacts of Disasters on Public Health, Economy, and Development

2

4

EHD 514

Public Health Response in Disasters

2

5

EHD 515

Disaster Risk Analysis, Assessment, Management, and Reduction

4

6

EHD 516

Governance and Crisis Management in Disaster

4

Total

18

Second Semester

S.N.

Code

Course Title

Credit hrs

1

EHD 551

Fundamentals of Territorial Planning

2

2

EHD 552

Geographic Information Systems

2

3

EHD 553

Water Systems in Disaster

2

4

EHD 554

Wastewater Systems in Disaster

2

5

EHD 555

Solid and Hazard Waste Systems in Disaster

2

6

EHD 556

Disasters, Structural Integrity and Restoration

2

7

EHD 557

Air and Noise Control

2

8

 EHD 558

Strategic Planning

2

Total

16

Third Semester

S.N.

Code

Course Title

Credit hrs

1

EHD 601

 System Design for Emergencies

2

2

EHD 602

Project management in Disaster

2

3

 EHD 603

Medical Technology in Disaster

2

4

EHD 604

Information Technology management in disasters

2

5

EHD 605

Case Study and Independent Study in Engineering and Management in Disasters

4 (2+2)

6

EHD 606

Environmental Policy and Natural Resource Management

4

Total

16

Fourth  Semester

S.N.

Code

Course Title

Credit hrs

1

EHD651

Research Methodology

4

2

EHD652

Internship and dissertation

2+8

Total

14