Program Details

Master in Development Studies

The graduate program in Development Studies (DEVs) at Kathmandu University offers Master’s and PhD degrees that aim to meet the growing complexity of development discourses & activities.

On completion of Masters in DEVS, students will have further developed their

  • Knowledge, skills and understanding regarding contemporary high priority national and global development issues, and the underlying debate,
  • Basic technical skills to effectively conduct research and analysis in different areas of development,
  • Ability to communicate and discuss development issues with professionals and academicians,
  • Foundations for further studies in related fields.

Career Prospects

The Master in Development Studies program trains students in the understanding of current development issues and exposes them to a comprehensive range of tools and methods for the analysis of real-world development issues.

Graduates can follow careers as development specialists and analysts in a wide variety of development agencies, both in the government and elsewhere.

Please refer to the document section to obtain more details.