M.Ed in Science Education | Tribhuvan University

Master of Education in Science education is a two year program. This M.Ed. degree is provided by the Tribhuvan University (TU) under Faculty of Education. This program is based on semester system and has been divided into altogether four semesters in total. In other campuses except central campus, the course is taught by conducting exam at the end of each academic year. In central campus, the exam is taken after every six months. The total duration of this course is 2 years. This course has been divided into core courses, specialization, elective, teaching practice and thesis to impart knowledge regarding various aspects of the subject.

Each of the first three semesters consists of 18 credit hours while fourth semester is of 12 credit hours. In aggregate, students must have to study 66 credit hours. Likewise, in yearly system, 1000 marks are allocated for the syllabus. This course envisions on providing the comprehensive knowledge and proficiency needed to grow as professionally capable Science teachers and trainers to the candidates. This degree holds significant place in the education sector and is regarded as one of the first priority of the students. Later on, after the completion of the subject, the hard labor in this subject reciprocates with rewarding career prospects.

List of M.Ed in Science Education Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for M.Ed in Science Education program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.

Objectives of M.Ed in Science Education

The key objectives of this course are:

  • Produce dynamic and influencing educators and trainers having ability to supervise and bring progress in the practice of teaching science education.
  • Develop the personality and change thinking mentality in graduates to make them successful teachers, administrator and researcher in the field of science education.
  • Help student being capable of analyzing, understanding and evaluating the multi-dimensional aspects of science education and suggest changes for the improvement.
  • Develop student’s capacity to design and conduct theoretical and applied research in the field of science independently and in a group.

Admission Requirements in M.Ed in Science Education

Eligibility for Admission:

  • Student must have to pass Bachelor's Degree in Education from colleges/ university/ board recognized by Tribhuvan University.
  • For getting admission in different specialized subjects, Students must need specific qualification of that specialized subject.

Entrance Examination:

  • In semester system, passing entrance test is must for admission.
  • Entrance exam is taken by Department of Science Education, Tribhuvan University.
  • The merit list is published after the entrance exam is taken.

M.Ed in Science Education Syllabus

First Semester

  • : Core Course (Professional)
  • : Specialization Course

Second Semester

  • : Core Course (Professional)
  • : Specialization Course

Third Semester

  • : Core Course (Professional)
  • : Specialization Course

Fourth Semester

  • : Core Course (Professional)
  • : Elective Course
  • : Teaching Practice
  • : Thesis Writing

Scope and Career Prospects

The Candidates are exposed to large number of career opportunities after the completion of this degree. There is widespread belief that the graduates will be limited to teaching and class room activities. But, this will offer a lot more than that. Teaching is just a part; there is lot of other options for students. One can work as researcher in science related institutes. They can also work in numerous NGO/ INGOs that is established in Nepal in different positions as per their qualification. Not only, there are science magazines, journals, where students can work and earn. Also, students can work as writer, editor, administrator, curriculum developer, freelancer, scientist and many more. Apart from this, science has great importance in the foreign countries where students can choose to continue their study or can start working. So, this degree is as competitive and valuable as other degree and graduates can work with their head held high.

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