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

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