Curriculum MASTER OF ARTS PROGRAM IN ASEAN STUDIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Curriculum

MASTER OF ARTS PROGRAM IN ASEAN STUDIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Master's
Faculty / Institute FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES, FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCE STUDIES, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES, INSTITUTE FOR POPULATION AND SOCIAL RESEARCH, PROJECT FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INSTITUTE OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND PEACE STUDIES, AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR LANGUAGES AND CULTURES OF ASIA
Website www.grad.mahidol.ac.th

Degree Designation

MASTER OF ARTS(ASEAN STUDIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT)

Additional advantages of the programme

In celebration of Thailand's Presidency of ASEAN in 2019, Mahidol University launches a new international interdisciplinary M.A. program on ASEAN Studies for Sustainable Development (MASD). Drawing on Mahidol University's strength in social sciences as well as its collaboration with regional and international experts in public and private sectors, MASD offers international and multicultural learning environment for practitioners, new graduates, and general public who wish to understand and catch up with the current dynamism of ASEAN+6, or to work and live in this growing region

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 Plan A2, applicant must
1)  Hold a Bachelor degree/or attending the final semester of the Bachelor degree in all disciplines from the higher education institution 
accredited by Thailand's Office of the Higher Education Commission.
2)  Have cumulative GPA not less than 2.50
3)  Have English proficiency examination score as required by Faculty of Graduate Studies.
4)  Applicants with other qualifications may be considered by the Program Director, Program Committee and the Dean of 
Faculty of Graduate Studies.


Plan B, applicant must
1)  Holding a Bachelor degree in all disciplines from the higher education institution accredited by Thailand's Office of the Higher Education 
Commission.
2)  Have cumulative GPA not less than 2.50
3)  Have English proficiency examination score as required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
4)   Have working experience in the related field at least three years
5)  Applicant with other qualifications may be considered by the Program Director, Program Committee and the Dean of
 Faculty of Graduate Studies							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan A2
Required Courses 18            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 6            Credits
Thesis 12            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits
Plan B
Required Courses 18            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 12            Credits
Thematic Paper 6            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- Academician for ASEAN Studies for Sustainable Development
- Researchers in ASEAN Studies for Sustainable Development
- ASEAN experts in government agencies, private sector, international organizations and regional organizations

Course Requirements

Plan A2

Required Courses Credit
GRAS560 : ASEAN REGIONALIZATION AND REGIONALISM ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, SECURITY AND POLITICAL PERSPECTIVES 2
GRAS561 : CULTURAL IDENTITIES AND DIVERSITY IN ASEAN 2
GRAS562 : PARADIGM-SHIFT IN CIVIL SOCIETY, ADVOCACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN ASEAN 2
GRAS565 : SUSTAINING ASEAN THROUGH TRANS-BORDERED ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND REGIONAL DISASTER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 2
GRAS568 : EMERGING ISSUES IN POPULATION, MOBILITY, TRAFFICKING AND TRANSNATIONAL CRIMES IN ASEAN 2
GRAS571 : EDUCATION FOR ALL: ASEAN WAY TOWARDS EDUCATION SUSTAINABILITY 2
GRAS582 : SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN ASEAN 2
GRAS583 : SEMINAR ON CURRENT ISSUES IN ASEAN 2
GRAS584 : RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN SOCIAL SCIENCES 2
Elective Courses Credit
GRAS573 : ENTREPRENEURSHIP, RISKS, LAWS AND BUSINESS ESSENTIALS FOR CROSS-BORDER ECONOMIC RELATIONS IN ASEAN 2
GRAS563 : GENDER, VIOLENCE AND SOCIAL INEQUALITY IN ASEAN 2
GRAS566 : INTEGRATING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION 2
GRAS567 : ASEAN ARTS, WISDOMS AND REPOSITORY KNOWLEDGE 2
GRAS569 : ASEAN EXTERNAL RELATIONS: HARMONY IN DIVERSITY 2
GRAS570 : BIOETHICS: AUTONOMY, INDIVIDUAL AND REGIONAL RESPONSIBILITY 2
GRAS572 : CRISIS IN GOOD GOVERNANCE AND LEADERSHIP: ASEAN WAYOUTS 2
GRAS574 : CREATIVE ECONOMY AND THE FUTURE OF ASEAN 2
GRAS577 : DISABILITY AND DIVERSITY IN ASEAN 2
GRAS579 : HEALTH SYSTEM DEVELOPMENTS IN ASEAN TOWARD SUSTAINABILITY 2
GRAS580 : PEACE, CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION, AND SECURITY IN ASEAN 2
GRAS581 : ASEAN AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY 2
Thesis Credit
GRAS698 : THESIS 12