Curriculum MASTER OF ARTS PROGRAM IN ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL SCIENCES 

Curriculum

MASTER OF ARTS PROGRAM IN ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL SCIENCES 

Level Master's
Faculty / Institute FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
Website http://www.sh.mahidol.ac.th

Degree Designation

MASTER OF ARTS(ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL SCIENCES)

Additional advantages of the programme


- Curriculum contents focusing on social and environmental areas are unique compared to all other environmental curriculums.
- Teaching and learning focus on practices to enhance skills and experience in environmental social sciences pursuing a professional career.
- Subject contents correspond to current environmental issues which are sensitive and rapidly changeable. Subject contents also integrate social science knowledges and field practices to enhance graduates'experiences and skills.
- Curriculum contents apply social science knowledges for dealing with environmental problems.

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 Plan A (with thesis), participants are required
1. Holding or currently studying in the last semester of a bachelor degree in Social Science or
related field such as engineering, sciences, nursing, and liberal arts from universities accepted 
by Office of the Higher Education Commission.
2. Having a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50
3. Those who do not meet above criteria may be accepted by the consideration of course director 
with administrative program committee and the Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies, 
Mahidol University.

Plan B (without doing a thesis), participants are required
1. Holding or currently studying in the last semester of a bachelor degree in Social Science or 
related field such as engineering, sciences, nursing, liberal arts from universities accepted by Office
of the Higher Education Commission.
2. Having a cumulative GPA of at least 2.50
3. Having an environmental working experience of at least 1 year
4. Those who do not meet above criteria may be accepted by the consideration of course director
with administrative program committee and the Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies,
Mahidol University.							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan A(2)
Required Courses 21            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 3            Credits
Thesis 12            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits
Plan B
Required Courses 21            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 9            Credits
Thematic Paper 6            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- Chief of environmental sector in both governmental and private agencies.
- Researchers with skills and expertise in Social Sciences.
- Scholars or officers or employees in various government agencies.
- Academic officers in Social Sciences.

Course Requirements

Plan A2

Required Courses Credit
SHEV515 : HUMAN ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIOLOGY 3
SHEV516 : ENVIRONMENTAL LAW 3
SHEV517 : ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 3
SHEV518 : STATISTICS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH 3
SHEV519 : ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ETHICS 3
SHEV520 : SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT 3
SHEV601 : FIELDWORKS 3
Elective Courses Credit
SHEV523 : ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS 3
SHEV524 : ADVANCED STATISTICS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH 3
SHEV525 : ENVIRONMENT AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT 3
SHEV526 : POPULATION DYNAMICS AND ENVIRONMENT 3
SHEV527 : ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT 3
SHEV528 : COMMUNITY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 3
SHEV529 : QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 3
SHEV530 : ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING STRATEGY AND PRINCIPLE 3
SHEV531 : ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING TECHNICS 3
SHEV532 : ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC SEMINAR 3
SHEV533 : URBAN ENVIRONMENT SEMINAR 3
SHEV534 : RURAL ENVIRONMENT SEMINAR 3
Thesis Credit
SHEV698 : THESIS 12