Master in Agroforestry (MAF)

  • Duration: 104 weeks
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Master in Agro-Forestry (MAF)

Program Goal: Development of economically viable Tapovana (meditation grove) in line with Buddhist philosophy and the universal goals of sustainable development

 Program Objective: Equip learners with knowledge, skill and attitude for independently conceptualizing, planning, implementing and evaluating agroforestry programs/projects based on Buddhist philosophy and applied sciences through innovative ideas for bringing positive changes in the people’s livelihood.

Course-List for MAF

  • AGFR 510 Basics of Agroforestry (Non-assessment course)
  • AGFR 511 Monastic Experiences
  • AGFR 512 Agroforestry for Sustainable Development
  • AGFR 513 Buddhism and Natural Resource Management
  • AGFR 514 Home/School Gardening
  • AGFR 515 Research Methodology in Agroforestry
  • AGFR 551 Agroforestry Farm Experience
  • AGFR 552 Geographical Information System
  • AGFR 553 Agroforestry Plan and Policy
  • AGFR 554 Agroforestry Extension Education
  • AGFR 555 Urban Forestry
  • AGFR 611 Outreach Program
  • AGFR 612 Integrated Pest Management
  • AGFR 613 Herbal Farming
  • AGFR 614 Agroforestry Products & Markets
  • AGFR 615 Agroforestry Cooperatives
  • AGFR 651 World Trade in Agroforestry
  • AGFR 652 Thesis

Modalities

Learner-centered modalities offering modular approaches, independent studies, experiential learning, practical applications, research and others

Conceptual clarity by empowering learners in online/physical sessions facilitated by experienced faculties using Buddhist pedagogy such as open-air sessions

Practical/Applications giving exposures to learners for real-life applications of theories/concepts

Experiential learning opportunities for individual efforts under faculty’s supervision, as follows:

  • Monastic Experience (acquainted with Buddhist lifestyle)
  • Field Experience (exposure on projects/programs)
  • Outreach Program (serving the community)

Research knowledge, skill and attitude by testing ideas/tools in diverse fields for assignments, term-papers and thesis

Evaluation

Continuous evaluation of learners’ progress as tailored by faculties covering attendance, assignments, term papers and examinations

Course coverage 

In general, courses have been designed to cover 40% on concepts & theories pertinent to the subject matter, and 30% each on Nepal specific and regional/global contexts.

Admissions 

The minimum qualifications of learners for admissions will be as follows:

  • CGPA 2.5 or 50% aggregate in the four year undergraduate programs of any stream
  • CGPA 2.5 or 50% aggregate in the three year undergraduate programs of any stream, and 2 years of work experience in the relevant fields
SN Particulars 1st Semester 2nd Semester 3rd Semester 4th Semester
1 Entrance Fee 2500 0 0 0
2 LBU Registration 5000 0 0 0
3 Tuition fee per Month 12500 12500 12500 12500
4 ID card 500 0 0 0
5 Game and Sports * * * *
6 Library fee 4000 0 0 0
7 Library Card 500 0 0 0
8 Laboratory Fee * * * *
9 Library Deposit 5000 0 0 0
10 Examination Mid Term 1000 1000 1000 1000
11 Examination Semester End 2500 2500 2500 2500
12 College Development Fund 1000 0 0 0
13 Student Welfare 5000 0 0 0
14 Security Deposit 5000 0 0 0
15 Thesis 0 0 0 15000
16 Seminar * * * *
17 Field Visit * * * *
18 Publication * * * *
Sub Total 44500 16000 16000 31000
Five Months Fee 62500 62500 62500 62500
Payment Per Students at Semester End 107000 78500 78500 93500
Installments of Payment
At the time of Admission 53500 39250 39250 46750
At the time of Final Examination 53500 39250 39250 46750
Total Payment Students In 2 years 357500
Fees For International Students
Fee for SAARC Students 536250
Fee for the International Students 715000

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(2) Comments

  • Bhuwan Bhusal 07/09/2021 @ 5:46 am

    Dear sir/ madam.
    Good morning.
    I am currently living at chitwan and engaged as teacher in a private school here.
    But I want to proceed my futher study with your university.
    So suggest me some fruitful ways to connect with this university.
    I want to join master in agroforestry. I have passed bachelor in science.
    What are the admission requirements?
    When do I have to apply for admission in this course?

    When is the admission going on for master in agroforestry?
    Supply me in details.
    I want to join this course.
    Looking forward for your reply.
    With
    Bhuwan Bhusal
    Chitwan.

    • Suchita Chaudhary 07/25/2021 @ 4:12 pm

      Thank you for your interest towards our university.
      Well, we generally call admission on August.

      For more information, you can contact Ukesh Raj Bhuju (9841292829, ukeshraj.Bhuju@lbu.edu.np),Dean, School of Development Studies and Applied sciences.

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