Master in Crisis Management Studies

Master in Crisis Management Studies

Master in Crisis Management Studies

Institute of Crisis Management Studies offers a unique, multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Crisis Management Studies, providing the very best national and international scholars, practitioners and experts currently engaged in the diverse areas pertaining to crisis.

  • First Semester

    Course Code Course title Credit hours
    CMS - 501 Introduction to Crisis Management Study 4 CH-T (64)
    CMS - 502 Geological Processes and Natural Hazards 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 503 Changing Dimensions of Security 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 504 Disaster Management Theory and Practice 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 505 Academic Writing 1 CH-T &P-R&W (16)
    CMS - 506 Leadership Development 3 CH-T (48)

    Total Credit Hours: 17 / Teaching Hours: 272

    Second Semester

    Course Code Course title Credit hours
    CMS - 511 GIS and Remote Sensing 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 512 Geo-Politics: A Forecast For The 21st Century 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 513 International Law 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 514 Study of Sociological Hazards: An Interdisciplinary Approach 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 515 Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 516 Stress Management and Report Writing 1 CH-T-P&W (16)
    CMS - 517 Fieldwork and Term Paper 'Crisis Case Study' 3 CH-T&P-R&W (48)

    Total Credit Hours: 19 / Teaching Hours: 304

    Third Semester

    Course Code Course title Credit hours
    CMS - 521 Biological and Ecological Disasters 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 522 Public Health and Emergency Response 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 523 Hydro-Meterological Disaster 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 524 Humanitarian Assistance 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 525 Social Statistics for a Diverse Society 2 CH-T (32)

    *Seminar topics are subject to change based on emerging current issues of crisis studies

    Total Credit Hours: 14 / Teaching Hours: 224

    Fourth Semester

    Course Code Course title Credit Hours
    CMS - 531 A Successful Dissertation and Thesis: Graduate Research from Proposal to Completion 2 CH-T (32)
    CMS - 532 Understanding Terrorism & Managing Consequences** 3 CH-T(48)
    CMS - 533 Organizational Crisis Management Study** 3 CH-T (48)
    CMS - 534 Global Change and Sustainability**

    3 CH-T(48)

    CMS - 535 Thesis Writing

    6 CH-R&W(96)

    CMS - 536 Compulsory Internships

    1 CH-T(16)

    **Optional elective subjects

    **Optional 2 elective subject should be selected from 3

    Total Credit Hours: 15 / Teaching Hours: 240

    Grand Total Credit Hours: 65 (Teaching Hours 1040), Total Subjects: 23, Total Seminars: 3, Total Fieldwork: 1 and Thesis: 1

    CH: Credit Hours, T: Teaching Hours, P: Practical, R: Report, W: Writing


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    Completion of Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from recognized university. Entrance exam will be conducted for the placement by ICMS.

    Note: Applicants who have completed the qualifying educational level but are awaiting final results may apply on a provisional basis, provided he/she has already taken the last semester of final annual examinations of the programme and passed all previous year/semester papers.


    Along with the completed application form, students must submit the following documents:

    • Attested copies of mark sheets/grades sheets/ transcripts, transfer and character certificates of each level of examination passed.
    • The original copy of the Migration Certificate
    • Attested copies of the Citizenship Certificate or Passport (For foreign students)
    • Six copies of a recent photograph; four passport size copies and two auto size copies


  • The fee structure of Master's in Crisis Management Studies course is as follows.  

    Nepalese students: NPR 4,50,000  

    SAARC students: NPR 8,25,000                                                                                                      

    Other international students: USD 10,000 

    Scholarship: There is provision of scholarship in the following categories. 

    1. Merit based scholarship 
    1. Marginalized and Minorities Scholarship  
    1. Need based scholarship 

    For detail information on scholarship and your eligibility, you may contact our administration office.  

     Payment Scheme: Students can pay in maximum four instalments at the beginning of each semester.  


    Note: There is no any hidden cost other than this.