Curriculum DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH 

Curriculum

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH 

Level Doctoral
Faculty / Institute INSTITUTE FOR POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH
Website http://www.ipsr.mahidol.ac.th/ipsrbeta/th/Index.aspx

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH)

Additional advantages of the programme


- Emphasizes multidisciplinary learning process
- Emphasizes enhancing students' knowledge and research expertise on integrative demography and integrative social sciences
- Uses faculty members' specialty as a base in students' learning process
- Provides opportunities for students to learn how to do a real population and social research by partaking as a researcher in a faculty members' research project
- Encourages students to choose a dissertation topic from the Institute's existing research projects with close coaching from the dissertation committees

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 1. Have a Master's Degree in all fields recognized by the Office of the Higher Education with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.50
2. Must pass a standardized English test accepted by Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University
3. Exceptions from the above conditions may be granted by the Program Committee Chair and the Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan 2
For students with Masters Degree
Prerequisite Course No Credit
Required Courses 6            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 6            Credits
Dissertation 36            Credits
Total not less than 48            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- Researcher in the field of Population and Social Sciences either in government or non-government agencies
- Academics in the field of Population Social Sciences either in universities or other government organizations
- Policy and planning analyst either in government or non-government agencies

Course Requirements

Plan 2

Prerequisite Courses Credit
PRPR550 : SUBSTANTIVE DEMOGRAPHY 3
Required Courses Credit
PRPR701 : SEMINAR IN PHILOSOPHIES AND CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL THEORY 3
PRPR702 : SEMINAR IN POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT 3
Elective Courses Credit
   APPLIED STATISTICS, AND SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES AND TECHNIQUES
PRPR710 : ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN POPULATION AND SOCIAL ISSUES 2
PRPR711 : ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH IN POPULATION AND SOCIAL ISSUES 2
PRPR712 : DATA MANAGEMENT FOR POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH 2
PRPR713 : POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH FOR BUSINESS 2
PRPR714 : MIXED-METHODS RESEARCH IN POPULATION AND SOCIAL ISSUES 2
PRPR715 : ONLINE RESEARCH IN POPULATION AND SOCIAL ISSUES 2
PRPR716 : GIS FOR POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH 2
PRPR717 : MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS IN POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH 2
PRPR718 : SAMPLING TECHNIQUES IN POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH 2
   DEMOGRAPHY
PRPR720 : CONTEMPORARY TRENDS OF NUPTIALITY AND FERTILITY 2
PRPR721 : MORBIDITY, BURDEN OF DISEASE AND MORTALITY 2
PRPR722 : TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION AND BORDER STUDIES 2
PRPR723 : RESEARCHING FAMILY IN THE 21ST CENTURY 2
PRPR724 : AGING POPULATION AND AGING SOCIETY 2
PRPR725 : CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH IN POPULATION GEOGRAPHY 2
PRPR726 : POPULATION AND SOCIAL INDICATOR DEVELOPMENT 2
PRPR727 : POPULATION DYNAMICS AND ESTIMATION 2
   
PRPR730 : RESEARCHING WOMEN, CHILDREN, YOUTH AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING 2
PRPR731 : HEALTH ECONOMICS FOR POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH 2
PRPR732 : GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH 2
PRPR733 : POPULATION AND SOCIETY IN AREA STUDIES 2
PRPR734 : EVALUATION OF POPULATION AND SOCIAL POLICY AND PROJECT 2
PRPR735 : WELLBEING AND SOCIAL DISPARITIES 2
PRPR736 : GLOBAL HEALTH : CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES AND ISSUES 2
PRPR737 : HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE IN ASEAN 2
PRPR738 : POPULATION ECONOMICS AND LABOR FORCE 2
PRPR739 : POPULATION AND SOCIETY IN MEDIA CONVERGENCE 2
Dissertation Credit
PRPR699 : DISSERTATION 36