Master in Sociology / Anthropology | Purbanchal University

Master Degree in Sociology / Anthropology was first started by Purbanchal University (PU) in 2057 B.S. This program offers a program, which leads a student to two Master degrees i.e. one in Sociology and another one in Anthropology. This course is designed to enhance and develop general theoretical knowledge and understandings of students in Sociology and Anthropology. This course also helps to build up researching skills and capabilities of the students.

In this program, students will gain knowledge about socio-cultural anthropology, and economic and political sociology. For this purpose, a combination of lecture and multimedia interactive classes will be applied to ensure sound theoretical understanding and use of proper theories and practices to examine existing social and cultural realities in Nepal.

The class will be filled with small number of students to conduct interactive and fruitful classes. Seminars will also be frequently organized where students are required to present papers and discuss topics in order to enhance the ability, to acquire anthropological history and theory knowledge.

List of Master in Sociology / Anthropology Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for Master in Sociology / Anthropology program under Purbanchal University in Nepal.

Objectives of Master in Sociology / Anthropology

The key objectives of this course are mentioned below:

  • To train students in socio-cultural anthropology and sociology
  • To establish a strong foundation in anthropological and sociological prototype
  • To explore classical theories by performing research and fieldwork
  • To produce professional anthropologists
  • To develop intellectual skill in understanding extant social issues

Admission Requirements in Master in Sociology / Anthropology

  • Students must have to successfully complete their Bachelor Degree in any stream in order to be eligible to apply for this program.
  • Applicant must have to attend one and a half hours entrance examination conducted by Purbanchal University (PU).
  • Admission will be granted on the basis of merit list.

Below is the detailed P.U (Purb) Master in Sociology / Anthropology Syllabus.

1st Year

  • : Theories in Sociology
  • : Theories in Anthropology
  • : Theories on Socio-cultural Change and Development
  • : Social Research Methods
  • : Sociological/Anthropological Perspectives on Social and Cultural Institutions

Below is the detailed P.U (Purb) Master in Sociology / Anthropology Syllabus.

2nd Year

  • : (Sociology Group) Ethnicity, Caste and National Integration
  • : (Sociology Group) Sociology of Rural Society
  • : (Sociology Group) Thesis
  • : (Sociology Group) Population Studies
  • : (Sociology Group) Gender Studies
  • : (Anthropology Group) Ethnicity, Caste and National Integration
  • : (Anthropology Group) Anthropology of Development and Environment Management
  • : (Anthropology Group) Thesis
  • : (Anthropology Group) Human Evolution and Ethno-archeology
  • : (Anthropology Group) Gender Studies

Scope and Career Prospects

The graduate of this degree will have various career options. In anthropology field, one can find job opportunity in governmental as well as non-governmental organizations and policy centers. In sociological field, one can find job opportunity in business, government & non-government organizations, law, policy making, education, and research centers. The graduates can also pursue further doctoral level studies in related field.

Knowledge, perspectives, insights of culture, society and history issues of Nepal are offered in this course for the students. So, the graduates can act as the social experts, social engineers, policy manufacturers, arrangers and executors of New Nepal.

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