Basuki Marg, Mid-Baneshwor, Kathmandu   01-4116128   admin@dcpds-tu.edu.np

Curriculum

Teaching and syllabus

The CPDS courses are taught by Tribhuvan University faculty from various departments, visiting professors from abroad, and experts from various specialized fields such as humanitarian relief; diplomacy, negotiation and mediation; military science, and human rights. 

The following is the list of courses for teaching:

First semester Credit hours
CPDS 551: Conflict Studies 3
CPDS 552: Governance: Concept and Issues 3
CPDS 553: National Security 3
CPDS 554: Models and Applications of Conflict Resolution 3
CPDS 555: Research Methods 4
Total credit hours 16

 

Second semester Credit hours
CPDS 561: Peace Studies 3
CPDS 562: Social and Cultural Dimensions of Conflict and Peace 3
CPDS 563: Gender, Conflict and Development 3
CPDS 564: International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law 3
CPDS 565: Research Practicum, Fieldwork and Report Writing 4
Total credit hours 16

 

Third semester Credit hours
CPDS 571: Development Studies 3
CPDS 572: Natural Resource Conflict 3
CPDS 573: Psychology and Personal Transformation 3
CPDS 574: International Relations 3
Elective courses (Any one)  
CPDS 575-1: Power and Politics 3
CPDS 575-2: Transitional Justice and Reconciliation 3
CPDS 575-3: Violence and Human Security 3
Total credit hours 15

 

Fourth semester Credit hours
CPDS 581: Migration, Refugee and Conflict 3
CPDS 582: Political Economy of Conflict 3
Elective courses (Any one)  
CPDS 583-1: Peace-Tourism and Development 3
CPDS 583-2: Peace and Disarmament 3
CPDS 583-3: Public Policy and Global Governance 3
CPDS 583-4: Disaster Management 3
CPDS 590: Thesis 6
Total credit hours 15

Instead of above mentioned courses in fourth semester, students can opt to undertake the following course:

Fourth semester Credit hours
CPDS 590: Research Work and Thesis Writing 15
CPDS 590 consists the following:  
Term paper (1 no.) 1
Report (2 nos.) 4
Thesis 10
Total credit hours 15