The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management provides students with the conceptual knowledge and practical skills to identify and analyze and address the environmental issues. The program emphasizes on technical, social, cultural economic and scientific aspects of the environment.
The program covers thirty-eight subjects including a thesis. Hydrology & metrology, biosystematics & biodiversity, applied statistics, fundamental of economics, environmental chemistry, environmental microbiology, environmental economics & trade, introductory chemistry, fundamental if mathematics, environmental technologies, urban infrastructure development & environment management and emerging issues, seminar & proposal writing are some subjects students needs to undertake while studying the Bachelor of Science in Environment Management. In the last semester, students study and prepare thesis covering twelve credit hours.
The major objective of the program is to produce environmental management professionals. Other than this, the program aspires to
- Equip students with the knowledge of the changing environment, environmental planning and sustainability
- Enable students to communicate effectively in both from oral and written
- Encourage lifelong learning and research
- Build strong foundation for higher education
Cost of Study
The School of Environmental Management Sustainable Development (SchEMS) has not disclosed the cost it charges for the Bachelor of Science in Environment Management program. For the detailed information, students can contact the college’s administration.
Duration of Course:
The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management is conferred after successful completion of four year of full time study. The program is divided into eight semesters covering 120 credit hours.
Career Prospects in Nepal
There is a huge need of the environmental management professional in Nepal. Thus, the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management program provides an ample amount of job opportunities since the program prepares one to serve as an environmental management professional. This degree qualify an individual to serve as water quality scientist, waste management officer, recycling officer, nature conservation officer, environmental manager, environmental education officer, environmental consultant. Some typical employers of this degree holder are environmental consultancies or firms, environmental monitoring organizations, research institutions, academic institutions, local authorities, etc.
- Applicant should have completed 12 years of formal education
- Applicants should have completed +2 in sciences, forestry, agriculture or other similar kind of areas is eligible to join the course
- Applicant should appear and pass the entrance exam held by the university
- Applicant who clear the entrance examination are called for the interview and the admission is granted on the merit basis
- Complete and signed application form along with an application fee
- Two reference letter from the referees
- Copy of academic certificates (SLC/SEE and +2)
- Copy of character certificates issued by school and college
- Copy of citizenship card
- Two recent passport size photographs
- Transfer Certificate
The School of Environmental Management Sustainable Development (SchEMS) provides scholarships to academically bright students i.e. 1st and 2nd students. The scholarship is offered after the result of 1st end-semester examination. Students who ranked first get the fifty percent discount on tuition fee and second get a discount of 25%. The college also provides scholarship on the need basis. However the applicant’s should be diligent. In addition to this, a number of institution are awarding scholarships, students can apply for that as well.
List of Colleges Offering Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management in Nepal
School of Environmental Management Sustainable Development (SchEMS), located in Devkota Sadak, Mid Baneshwor, Kathmandu, affiliated to Pokhara University is the only academic institution offering the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management in Nepal.
Average Salary Scale
The average salary of fresher is around NRs. 15,000 to NRs. 20,000 in the Kathmandu Valley. It is little higher outside the valley. It ranges from NRs. 25,000 to NRs. 30,000.
Further Study Options
After completing the Bachelor of Science in Environment Management program, students can pursue higher studies in Master of Science in Environment Management, Master of Business Administration in Environmental Management, Master of Science in Environment Change and Management, Master of Science in Environmental Management and Sustainability.
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