Padmashree College
The British College
ISMT College

Padmakanya Multiple Campus, Kathmandu

MA Political Science

Affiliated To: Tribhuvan University (TU)



Course Level

Master Degree


2 Years

Study Mode

Full Time




UGC Approved


Overview of MA in Political Science at Padmakanya Multiple Campus (PK Campus), Kathmandu, Nepal

Course Overview:

The Master of Arts (MA) in Political Science at PK Campus is an advanced academic program designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of political phenomena at local, national, and international levels. It delves deep into the mechanisms of governance, political behavior, and the theoretical foundations of politics and government.

Course Outlines:

The curriculum for MA in Political Science is tailored to ensure broad coverage of the discipline:

  1. Classical Political Thought
  2. Modern Political Theory
  3. Comparative Politics
  4. International Relations
  5. Public Administration and Policy Analysis
  6. Political Institutions and Behavior
  7. Contemporary Political Ideologies
  8. Political Economy
  9. Politics of Nepal
  10. Research Methodology in Political Science


The course is structured over a span of two years with a full-time commitment and follows an annual exam system.


  1. To equip students with profound knowledge of political theories and concepts.
  2. To analyze the political processes, institutions, and behavior across different countries.
  3. To foster critical thinking and analytical skills pertinent to political scenarios.
  4. To examine the socio-political dynamics of Nepal in depth.


Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in Political Science or any related field of humanities and social sciences from an institution accredited by Tribhuvan University.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the program, graduates will:

  1. Exhibit mastery over key political concepts, theories, and methodologies.
  2. Analyze and interpret political phenomena critically.
  3. Conduct research and contribute to the body of knowledge in political science.
  4. Engage effectively in policy-making and governance processes.


The study of political science opens doors to multiple avenues, ranging from policy analysis to international diplomacy.

Fees Structures:

Prospective students are advised to contact the administration office of PK Campus for detailed fee structures and any other financial queries.

Career Prospects:

With an MA in Political Science, students can explore a range of careers in academia, research, public service, diplomacy, NGOs, and international organizations.

Career Options:

  1. Political Analyst
  2. Policy Advisor
  3. Public Affairs Consultant
  4. Diplomat/Foreign Service Officer
  5. Lecturer/Professor in Political Science
  6. Political Journalist

Why Choose this Course:

  1. Engage in a holistic exploration of political dynamics at various levels.
  2. Cultivate analytical skills essential for navigating contemporary political landscapes.
  3. Versatile career opportunities in both public and private sectors.
  4. A deeper understanding of the socio-political intricacies of Nepal.


PK Campus is committed to promoting academic excellence and provides scholarships to meritorious and needy students. Detailed criteria and scholarship opportunities can be procured from the campus's administration.

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