Curriculum MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN FOOD RESOURCES AND ECOSYSTEM SUSTAINABILITY 

Curriculum

MASTER OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN FOOD RESOURCES AND ECOSYSTEM SUSTAINABILITY 

Level Master's
Faculty / Institute KANCHANABURI CAMPUS
Website http://www.ka.mahidol.ac.th/th/

Degree Designation

MASTER OF SCIENCE(FOOD RESOURCES AND ECOSYSTEM SUSTAINABILITY)

Additional advantages of the programme

The 'Food Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability' program is a multidisciplinary program in the fields of agricultural innovation, food technology, biodiversity conservation, and public policy. Therefore, the graduates from this program are the persons with both in-depth knowledge in sustainability related fields of expertise, including agricultural innovation, food technology, biodiversity conservation, and industry-specific fields, and broad knowledge in other related scientific areas in order to integrate various ideas, knowledge and sciences to find sustainable alternatives for problems related to food resources and ecosystem sustainability.

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 For Plan A2 applicant
1) Bachelor of Science graduates from accredited domestic or international institutes according to the Office of Higher Education Commission 
in agricultural science, food science and technology, conservation biology, biology and the environments or other related sciences 
2) GPA > 2.5 
3) English test score according to the requirement for English proficiency established by the Faculty of Graduate Studies of Mahidol University 
4) Applicant with other qualifications may be considered by the program chairman and dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies

For Plan B applicant
1) Bachelor of Science graduates from accredited domestic or international institutes according to the Office of Higher Education Commission 
in agricultural science, food science and technology, conservation biology, biology and the environments or other related sciences
2) GPA > 2.5 and working experience in agricultural science, food science and technology, conservation biology, biology and the 
environments or other related fields of at least 1 year
3) English test score according to the requirement for English proficiency established by the Faculty of Graduate Studies of Mahidol University 
4) Applicant with other qualifications may be considered by the program chairman and dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan A2
Required Courses 15            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 9            Credits
Thesis 12            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits
Plan B
Required Courses 15            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 15            Credits
Thematic Paper 6            Credits
Total not less than 36            Credits

Job Option after Graduation

1) Researchers in agricultural innovation, food technology or biodiversity conservation with an emphasis on sustainable development 2) Specialists in Sustainable development with an emphasis on food and natural resources security and Agricultural innovation, food technology or biodiversity conservation

Course Requirements

Plan A2

Required Courses Credit
KARS501 : PRINCIPLES OF FOOD RESOURCES AND ECOSYSTEM SUSTAINABILITY 2
KARS502 : PUBLIC POLICIES AND A SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY 2
KARS503 : RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 3
KARS504 : SEMINAR ON FOOD RESOURCES AND ECOSYSTEM SUSTAINABILITY 2
KARS505 : SUSTAINABLE FOOD RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 3
KARS506 : ECOSYSTEM AND NATURAL RESOURCES SUSTAINABILITY 3
Elective Courses Credit
KARS510 : AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION 3
KARS511 : MODELING AND SIMULATION 3
KARS512 : ADVANCED AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 3
KARS513 : TECHNOLOGY FOR FOOD SAFETY 3
KARS514 : INDUSTRIAL PRODUCT DESIGN 3
KARS515 : POSTHARVEST TECHNOLOGY AND SHELF LIFE ESTIMATION 3
KARS516 : PLANT MANAGEMENT AND LOGISTICS FOR FOOD INDUSTRY 3
KARS517 : CONSERVATION GENETICS 3
KARS518 : BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND IMPLICATIONS FOR CONSERVATION 3
KARS519 : SELECTED TOPICS IN FOOD RESOURCES AND ECOSYSTEM SUSTAINABILITY 3
Thesis Credit
KARS698 : THESIS 12