Science and Technology
Environmental management is a multidisciplinary subject. The course gives due emphasis to social, cultural and economic aspects of the environment. This course is balanced in the sense that multidisciplinary fields of knowledge have been integrated to provide a comprehensive working knowledge on the environmental management. M.Sc course is a two year (four semesters) of intensive and comprehensive teaching and practical input. The first semester of the program is focused on fundamental knowledge courses while the second semester is focused on environmental management tools such as EIA, SEA, CP, EMS, RA, GIS and Strategic Planning. The third semester courses are focused on advanced courses and development of thesis proposal. Fourth semester is dedicated to a 12 credit thesis study in which in-depth research is carried out. Upon completion and on the recommendation of the research supervisor, the thesis should be submitted to the Examination Board of Pokhara University and the final examination will be held according to the rules and regulation of Pokhara University for the award of M.Sc. in Environmental Management.
The main objectives of M. Sc. in Environmental Management programme are to:
The prospective individuals with an Bachelor degree in Science, Forestry, Agriculture, Engineering, and other related technical subjects or equivalent from a recognized institution are eligible to enter into the MSC degree course in Environmental Management. Besides fulfilling the basic academic requirements, the candidates should appear in an entrence examination to qualify themselves.
With the enforcement of environmental protection legislation in Nepal, the enforcement agencies at the central, regional and local levels require trained human resources in environmental management. Good career opportunities also exist in INGOs, NGOs and several other statutory and voluntary organizations, as well as the donor agencies involved in development works may need such human resources.
|FBE 101.3||Fundamental of Bio-Physical Environment||3|
|EE 101.3||Environmental Economics||3|
|SCC 101.3||Sociology and Cultural Components||3|
|EPL 101.2||Environmental Policy, Law and Institutions||3|
|FEE 101.2||Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering||2|
|EGD 101.2||Introduction to Environmental Governance and Diplomacy||2|
Semester II: Environmental Management Tools (18 CR. Hrs)
This Semester is designed to provide the knowledge of various systems and tools of environmental management.
|EA 102.3||Environmental Assessment (IEE, EIA, SIA, SEA)||3|
|EMS 102.3||Environmental Managment System (LCA, RA, QMS, CP)||3|
|PCT 102.3||Pollution Control Technology||3|
Strategic Planning, Conflict Management and
|SQT 102.3||Statistics, Quantitative Techniques and Data Management||3|
|GIS 102.3||GIS Application and Remote Sensing||3|
|UEM 203.3||Urban Environmental Management||3|
|EEE 203.3||Energy, Environment and Economics||3|
|LWM 203.2||Land-use and Watershed Management||2|
|CCM 203.3||Multi Criteria Change & Management||3|
|RMP 203.3||Research Methodology and Proposal Writing||3|
Semester IV: Research and Thesis Preparation (12 CR. Hrs)
This activities related to thesis work are carried out in this semester. Mid-term progress evaluation and final examination are held.