MSc in Rural Development Planning and Gender Studies

MSc in Rural Development Planning and Gender Studies

Masters
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2 years
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The course spans over two year period and is divided into four semesters. Apart from the theoretical knowledge, students are supposed to carry out projects works, assessments, group discussion, and field visits during the course of study.

The course module focuses on balancing gender disparity, understanding rural societies, and their development.

Curricular Structure

The four-semester detailed course description is:

First Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
PRD 711 Principles of Demography 3
PRD 712 Demographic Techniques 3
PRD 713 Mathematics and Statistics 3
PRD 714 Population Dynamics of Nepal 3
PRD 716 Rural Development Planning: Theory and Practical 3
PRD 717 Basic Computer Skills 3
Total   18
Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
PRD 721 Population Policies and Program 3
PRD 722 Adv. Demographic Techniques 3
PRD 723 Research Methods 3
PRD 724 Reproductive Health and Rights 3
PRD 726 Rural Economy and Resource Management 3
Total   15
Third Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
PRD 731 Population, Environment and Sustainable Development 3
PRD 732 Gender and Development 3
PRD 733 Project Planning and Implementation 3
PRD 734 Human Development 3
PRD 735 Decentralization and Local Governance 3
PRD 737 Rural-Urban Interrelationships 3
PRD 738 Communication Skills and Conflict Management 3
Total   21
Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Title Credits
PRD 741 Population, Environment and Sustainable Development 3
PRD 742 Gender Responsive Policy, Planning and Administration 3
----- Application of IT in Population and Development 3
PRD 749 Dissertation 3
Total   12