Graduate Program

Graduate Program in Forest Bio-materials


  • All courses will be run as guided study combined with project-based learning.
  • Other requirements :-
  • Paper suitable for publication in peer reviewed journal assessed by the examination committee.
  • Thesis defense is permitted only after completion of thesis requirements.

Course Structure for the Master’s Program in Forest Biomaterials Science and Engineering

  1. Core courses (4 credit hours each)     (Courses-3*)(Proposed Credit-12)(Percentage-26%)
  2. Open elective (specialty major)           (Courses-0)(Proposed Credit-)(Percentage-0%)
  3. Mandatory non-credit courses             (Courses-3*)(Proposed Credit-0)
  4. Thesis (independent research work with supervision)**   (Proposed Credit-38)(Percentage-76%)

* Advanced topics in sustainable bio-based products (invited lecture series)

**Thesis work is initiated from the first year and completed in the second year.

A degree from the following majors are considered acceptable.

Student Recruitment

Wood Science/Forest Products/Forestry

Wood Science/Forest Products/Forestry

Wood Science/Forest Products/Forestry

Chemistry or Physics

• Computer Science (for modeling and AI and data analytics type of projects)

• Biology/Biotechnology/Bioengineering

Both master and PhD programs will admit students with academic backgrounds from a wide range of disciplines. Master program requires applicants to have obtained a bachelor degree, while PhD program requires applicants to have obtained a master degree previously. A degree from these majors are considered acceptable. 

Proposed Core Courses

  • Fundamentals of forest biomaterials science + design and fabrication Lab
  • Biomass conversion technologies
  • Advanced topics in sustainable bioproducts
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Office Contact

Saibhu, Bhaisepati, Lalitpur

+977-9840088016/ 9849848053
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Sun – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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Why Study Here?

The Academic offers required specializations so your degree will surely reflect your interests and strengths.

Not only does MBUSTB provide you the practical skills that is necessary to transition seamlessly into the workforce upon your graduation, but we also make sure that you will have a good sense of social justice so that you make the transition responsibly.

To be recognized as a world-class research-oriented university having made significant contribution to building prosperous and equitable society