Tribhuvan University

Patan Multiple Campus

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Population Studies

M A in Population Studies

Tribhuvan University

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Master of Arts in Population Studies

Courses of Study

2070

The Master's of Population Studies Semester based courses structure is as follows:

 

List of Courses

 

First Semester

First Semester: 5 courses x 3 credit hours = 15 credit hours

Paper

Code No.

Subject Title

Full Marks

Compulsory Courses                                                                                   

I

Pop. 551

Principles of Demography – I

50

II

Pop. 552

Applied Statistics for Population Studies                                            

50

III

Pop. 553

Demographic Methods for Population Analysis - I             

50

IV

Pop. 554

Population, Health and Development                          

50

V

Pop. 555

Population, Resource and Development

50

Note: The Department of Population Studies has already proposed 5 courses for MA First Semester, each consisting of 3 credit hours. The duration of the programme will be of six months. The semester will be devoted to teaching 15 credit hour courses.

 

Second Semester

 

Second Semester: 5 courses x 3 credit hours = 15 credit hours

Paper

Code No.

Subject Title

Full Marks

Compulsory Courses                                                                                   

VI

Pop. 556

Principles of Demography – II

50

VII

Pop. 557

Population  Dynamics and Nepalese Society                                            

50

VIII

Pop. 558

Demographic Methods for Population Analysis - II           

50

IX

Pop. 559

Research Methods for Population Analysis                         

50

X

Pop. 560

Population Poverty and Human Development

50

         

 

Third Semester

Third Semester: 5 courses x 3 credit hours = 15 credit hours

Paper

Code No.

Subject Title

Full Marks

Compulsory Courses                                                                                   

XI

Pop. 561

Computer Application in Population Studies (census and survey data analysis)

50

XII

Pop. 562

Migration and Development                                          

50

XIII

Pop. 563

Demographic Methods for Population Analysis - III           

50

XIV

Pop. 564

Population, Gender and Development                        

50

 

 

XV (Options)

Pop. 565.1

Population and Development Policies

 

50

Pop. 565.2

Demographics of Ageing  and Social Welfare

Pop. 565.3

Population, Environment and Development

Pop. 565.4

Urbanization and Urban Rural Linkage

         

 

Fourth Semester

Fourth Semester: 3 courses x 3 credit hours = 9 credit hours and Thesis 6 credit hours = 15 credit hours

Paper

Code No.

Subject Titles

Full Marks

Compulsory Courses

XVI

Pop. 566

Population Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

50

XVII

Pop. 567

Demographic Methods for Population Analysis - IV          

50

 

 

XVIII (Options)

Pop. 568.1

Health, Morbidity and Mortality

 

 

 

50

Pop. 568.2

Reproductive Health                    

Pop. 568.3

Population and Social Justice

Pop. 568.4

Family and Household Demography

Pop. 568.5

Population and Conflict Resolution

XVIX

Pop. 569

Thesis

100