M.Phil. - Master of Philosophy | Tribhuvan University

Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) offered by the Tribhuvan University (T.U) is designed to provide the students with all the essential knowledge in a way that the provided knowledge will raise their research skills. The program intends to produce academically sound and highly qualified manpower in diverse areas, including Administration, Management, Supervision, Educational Planning and Curriculum. This degree is based on semester system and has been divided into three semesters.

This program consists of Core Courses, Specialization Courses and Dissertation. Participants have the option to specialize in areas such as Leadership Studies, Development Studies and Curriculum Studies. Students with Master in Education degree can complete this program within thirty-two credit hours whereas participants with a master degree in other disciplines should undertake thirty-six credit hours of full-time study.

The program covers courses, such as Basic Statics, Research Methods, Education and Development, Foundations of Education, advanced Research Methods, Leadership in Education, and Resource Management among others. In the final semester, participants need to carry out thesis work with the help of academic advisor. Since the program targets the working individuals, classes are held in the evening from 4PM to 8PM. Central Department of Management Tribhuvan University is the only academic institution offering this program in Nepal under TU's affiliation. It is located in Kirtipur of Kathmandu, Province no. 3.

List of M.Phil. - Master of Philosophy Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for M.Phil. - Master of Philosophy program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.

Objectives of M.Phil. - Master of Philosophy

The major objectives of this program are to produce graduates who possess the capability to formulate an important issue, who have the capacity of critical analysis and mastery of suitable theoretical and methodological framework. Some of the specific objectives of this program are listed below:

  • To enhance the critical thinking of students.
  • To prepare students for thoughtful learning and research.

Admission Requirements in M.Phil. - Master of Philosophy

Entry Requirements for admission:

In order to be eligible to apply for the admission of this program, the applicant must abide the following criteria provided by Tribhuvan University:

  • Must have a master degree in any discipline. However, Master in Education is preferred with minimum of second division from the board or university accepted by the Tribhuvan University.
  • Applicant must be able to speak and write in English competently and must have knowledge in computer operation.

Admission Procedures:

Admission notice is published by Tribhuvan Universityin the month of January and July each year. One month prior to the commencement of class. A candidate wishing to pursue this program must have to go through a tough process of screening and selection. Candidates need to face an entrance examination followed by oral interview.

Fee Structure:

Except for some other minor contingencies, the total tuition fee of the M.Phil program is Rs. 80, 000. Students have to pay fees in two installments of Rs.25, 000. However, in the first semester, Rs. 30, 000 will be charged including Rs. 5, 000 as an admission fee.

Scope and Career Prospects

A graduate with this degree can think of serving in an array of avenues. The graduates from this degree can look for employment in countless sectors, such as insurance company, diplomacy, law, research, public service, student affairs, consultant, interviewer and human resource. They even have the option to work in research universities, institutions as well as in colleges.

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