Master of Arts in Political Science (MAPS) is a Tribhuvan University affiliated program offered in 11 campuses. The course is overviewed by the Central Department of Political Sciences under the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in TU, Kirtipur, Kathmandu. The Master of Arts in Political Science (MA Political Science) degree awarded by the Tribhuvan University shall extend over duration of two academic years over 4 semesters where the students' progress is examined every six months, i.e. one semester. The semester system was recently introduced by TU to increase student's dedication to their studies and improve their knowledge and success rate.
The program is designed to produce competent graduates in the related field. The course can be ideal for those seeking to make a career in professional political science along with other sectors such as law, journalism, business and government. In addition to the theoretical knowledge, students benefits from robust methodological training.
Padma Kanya Multiple Campus is the only academic institute affiliated with Tribhuvan University that offers the Master of Arts in Political Science in Nepal.
Below is the list of colleges for MA Political Science program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.
A bit about the course
Medium of instruction: English. Therefore the students are required to have a basic understanding of the English language and be able to read and write. All assessments and examinations are to be written in English.
Course Requirements: A student is required to meet a 75% minimum attendance, submit all home assignments, reports and thesis in a given time and must pass an overall grading calculated from tests all aforementioned areas.
In Order to enroll in MAPS course a prospective student must have the following qualifications.
The details of the entrance examinations, including the application forms and exam dates and times, are published by Central Department of Population Studies (CDPS).
Admission process in MAPS in TU
As the bachelor's examinations end, TU usually announces the date for the start of applications. Prospects are required to collect and submit an application form for the examinations to any of the currently 11 affiliated colleges. The students are then given their examination times where they must pass to enroll. If a student passes he/she may enroll in any affiliated college of their choice.
A MAPS degree not only opens roads to a political career but also in many other sectors as they develop skills in critical thinking, understanding of laws and policies, communication skills, knowledge of historical events, their causes and indicators, and ability to engage in social and political problems. This gives them a door to areas in politics, law, business, media, etc. Few of the scopes include:
The Master of Arts in Political Science degree prepares graduates to work in an array of sectors, such as public affairs and public administration, secondary school, college, journalism, law, business and federal governments. The Master of Arts in Political Science degree holder can think of working as:
Divya Gyan College
The British College
Padmashree Int'l College
Thames Int'l College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Shubhashree Int'l College
New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Triton Int'l College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Apollo Int'l College