MPhil in Economics - Tribhuvan University


Tribhuvan University

Humanities and Social Sciences

1 year(s)6 month(s)


 
The Central Department of Economics has introduced M. Phil. Degree in Economics since academic year 2007. The objective of this course is to provide advanced and specialized study in Economics for further learning and research leading to Ph.D. The proposed program will be running under semester system.
 
The course contents are divided accordingly in three semesters. First semester covers three core papers and an optional of 4 credit hours each equivalent to 400 hundred full marks. Second semester also follow same. Third semester is thesis writing semester of 8 credit hours, which is 200 marks. All together M. Phil. Degree is of 40 credit hours, ie, 1000 marks.
 
 

Eligibility

Eligibility for Admission
 
Students holding a M.A. degree of Tribhuvan University with Economics. or a degree equivalent to this degree from any university recognized by Tribhuvan University (T.U.) shall be considered eligible to apply for admission to M. Phil in Economics.
 
An applicant seeking admission to M. Phil. in Economics must appear in an entrance examination of ninety-minute duration conducted by Central Department of Economics. Applicants who fail either to appear in the entrance examination or to obtain a minimum qualifying score will not be given admission. Admission of the students will be based strictly on the merit list and on the enrolment capacity of the Central Department of Economics

Curricular structure

M.Phil Course

First Semester

Code No.

Subjects

 Credit Hours

601

Advanced Microeconomics

4 Credit Hours

602

Applied QT

4 Credit Hours

603

Advanced Studies of Development Issues

4 Credit Hours

Optional

604

a) Public Policy Analysis

4 Credit Hours

604

b) Cost Benefit Analysis

4 Credit Hours

Second Semester

Code No.

Subjects

 Credit Hours

605

Advanced Macroeconomics

4 Credit Hours

606

Research  Methodology

4 Credit Hours

607

Globalisation and Economic Reform

4 Credit Hours

Optional

608

a) Public Policy Analysis

4 Credit Hours

608

b) Projects Appraisal

4 Credit Hours

 

Third Semester

Code No.

Subject

Credit Hours

609

Thesis Writing

8 Credit Hours