Master of Education in Nepal

Master of Education in Nepal

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Ramala BhandariSun Dec 26 2021

Master of Education in Nepal is a two years semester based comprehensive program that aims at generating qualified educational professionals such as teachers, trainers, teacher educators, tutors, curriculum specialists, counsellors, educational planners, managers/administrators, education specialists and researchers. 

Currently, Master of Education (M.Ed) education in Nepal is offered by  Tribhuvan University. Kathmandu University, Purbanchal University and Mid Western University. Being an interdisciplinary programme, M.Ed offers a wide range of specializations and majors. 

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the field of education and want to become an educator you may opt for the M.Ed programme. By pursuing the M.Ed programme, you can make a positive impact on the lives of students and overall changemaker in the field of education. 

Educational leaders are responsible to promote effective approaches to transform and innovate and change the educational system.

Master of Education (M.Ed) Programs of Tribhuvan University

Master of Education is a two years program offered by the Faculty of Education in constituent and affiliated campuses/colleges across the country. The program involves professional/pedagogical core courses, specialized courses and elective courses. 

Specialization subjects offered in M.Ed Programme: 

  • Curriculum and Evaluation
  • Education Planning and Management
  • English Education
  • Nepali Education
  • Science Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Health Education
  • Physical Education
  • Population Education
  • Economics Education
  • Geography Education 
  • History Education 
  • Political Science  Education 

In addition to specializing in any one of these subjects, you are required to conduct independent research work and participate in teaching and related activities (practicum). 

Eligibility Criteria of M.Ed Programme at TU 

You must pass the Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Tribhuvan University (TU) or recognized by Tribhuvan University for the enrollment of M.Ed programme.  However, you must pass the entrance examination conducted by Tribhuvan University,  Faculty of Education (FoE). 

TU Constituent/Public Campuses Offering M.Ed Programme

  • Sukuna Multiple Campus
  • Surkhet Campus
  • Gorkha Campus
  • Mahendra Ratna Campus
  • Dhawalagiri Multiple Campus 
  • Janamaitri Multiple Campus 
  • Balkumari College
  • Hetauda Campus
  • Gramin Aadarsha Multiple Campus 
  • Kankai Multiple Campus 
  • Lalit Multiple Campus

Private/Affiliated College of TU Offering M.Ed Course

  • Pushpalal Memorial College 

Master of Education Fees in Nepal

The cost of Master of Education in Nepal ranges from NPR 40,000 to NPR 2 Lakhs for the total course. 

Master of Education (M.Ed) Programs at Kathmandu University  School of Education

The Kathmandu University School of Education (KUSOED) offers multidisciplinary programs with a concentration on teacher education in order to develop the human resources needed for nation-building with a focus on education and pedagogy.

KUSOE provides one and two year M.Ed programs on following specialization subjects. You should meet the below mentioned entry requirements for the enrollment in the respective programs. 

 Two-Year Master programs at KU

  • M.Ed.in English Language Teaching 
  • M.Ed. in Mathematics Education
  • M.Ed in Leadership and Management 
  • Master in Sustainable Development
  • Master in Technical and Vocational Education and Training 

Eligibility Criteria for M.Ed Programs (Two -Years) at KU

Minimum 2nd division or CGPA 2.5 out of 4 in Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline. 

One- Year Master Programs at KU 

  • M.Ed in Leadership and Management 
  • M.Ed in STEAM Education
  • M.Ed in Training and Development
  • M.Ed in Early Childhood and Development
  • M.Ed in English Language Teaching 

Eligibility Criteria for One-Year Master Programs at KU

Master’s Degree in any Disciplines for some programs and relevant field in some. 

Master of Education(M.Ed) Fee Structure at  KU 

Master Programs (Two Years)

Tuition Fees

M.Ed.in English Language Teaching 

M.Ed. in Mathematics Education

M.Ed in Leadership and Management 

Master in Sustainable Development

Master in Technical and Vocational Education and Training 

  



Rs, 250000

Master Programs (One Year)

Tuition fees

M.Ed in Leadership and Management 

M.Ed in STEAM Education

M.Ed in Early Childhood and Development

M.Ed in English Language Teaching 


M.Ed in Training and Development



Rs, 125000



N/A

Master of Education(M.Ed) in Mid Western University School of Education

M.Ed programmes of Mid Western University are created to include the theoretical, and methodological aspects of a specific field of study. 

Mid Western University School of Education offers the following specialization in M.Ed programs: 

  • Master of Educational Sciences in Curriculum and Evaluation
  • Master of Educational Sciences in Education, Planning and Management
  • Master of Educational Sciences in English

The courses are solely offered by the Mid Western University, School of Education Science. 

Eligibility Criteria for M.Ed at MWU

You must pass the Bachelor’s Degree in Education or equivalent degree recognized by the university. 

Master of Education(M.Ed) in Purbanchal University 

Master of Education (M.Ed) programs are also offered in the affiliated colleges and campuses of Purbanchal University. M.Ed includes professional, specialization and optional courses. 

You can opt the following courses to do the specialization: 

  • Curriculum and Evaluation
  • Economics Education
  • English Language Education
  • Planning and Management Education
  • Geography Education
  • Health Education
  • History Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Nepali Language Education
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science Education

Eligibility Criteria  for Master of Education at Purbanchal University 

You must have a B.Ed degree from Purbanchal University or a university recognized by Purbanchal University with a one-year, two-year, or three-year program will be eligible for the enrollment to the M.Ed. program.

Purbanchal University Affiliated Colleges offering M.Ed programs

  • Panchthar multiple Campus
  • Annapurna College
  • Edinburgh International College 
  • Lumbini Adarsha Degree College 

Career Opportunities/Prospects of Master of Education (M.Ed) 

A degree in education not only prepares a professional to become a teacher but also a skilled and trained individual in the field of teaching, leadership, corporate training, student welfare, curriculum development, community education, education policy makers. 

After the completion of the two years M.Ed course, you can be employed in different settings such as academic settings; school, college and university.  

The scopes are available in government, private organizations, NGOs/INGOs. You can apply for the vacant positions for teachers to fulfill different levels announced by the Teacher Service Commission( TSE) through open competition.  

For this, you must pass the written examination and interview conducted by TEC. To hold a permanent teaching position and license, you can apply for a permanent teaching license after the announcement notice made by TEC.

You can engage as a teacher trainer and educator, work in community and voluntary organizations. 

Moreover, other job options include education officer, education consultant, learning mentor, primary and secondary school teacher, educational coordinator and teaching assistant.

Your  Salary levels vary greatly depending on experience, talents, gender and the type of company or institution you are involved with. For instance, in Nepal a primary government teacher earns an average of NPR. 35, 000 including other benefits.. 

 

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