College of Population Studies

Master of Arts Program in Population Policy and Human Development

Quick Information

HIGHLIGHTS

1

Year FULL-time

Duration

  • Open to Bachelor’s degree graduates of any field
  • 1 year of study
  • Demography applied to population policy and human development at the organizational and national levels

ADMISSION

CONTACT PROGRAM

Academic Affairs
College of Population Studies

Chulalongkorn University

+66 2218 7344
academic_cps@chula.ac.th

Overview

The program focuses on key issues in policy for population and human development, ranging from demography, population ageing, migration, resources, to the environment, and relating to population changes and public policy design.

WHY this program
at Chula

Chulalongkorn University is one of the most prestigious and the oldest university in Thailand.  Chula’s body of work on “Social Innovation” has solidified its claim as “No. 1 in Asia and No. 23rd in the World” (the highest rank given to a university in Thailand) by the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Ranking 2021.  THE is an impactful world-class ranking of 1,115 universities worldwide, and THE Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Chulalongkorn University was also ranked first in Thailand for 22 subjects in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2021.

The College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University, is one of the leading organizations in the field of demography, equipped with knowledge and wisdom for the well-being of Thais and the global population.  Our Master of Arts Program in Population Policy and Human Development (MA-POPDEV) (International Program) aims to provide the very best knowledge in demography, as applied to population policy and human development at the organizational and national levels.  After completing the extensive one-year program, the demographic and policy knowledge graduates acquire can be applied at administrative and managerial levels of an organization or be used to generate high-quality research.

Career Opportunities

Master of Arts in Population Policy and Human Development is designed to provide intellectual resources and tools to develop population and human development policies and practices.

The careers with direct relevance to the field include:

  • Policymakers
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Professors
  • Researchers
  • Government Officers, and Officers/Executives in international agencies and private organizations.

Admission Information

Duration of Study

1 year(for graduate entry)


Application Period

February – June (subject to change by year)


Admission Timeline

For more details and the latest update, go to http://www.cps.chula.ac.th/newcps/announce_en.php.


Total Expected Intake

20


Admission Requirements for Academic Year 2022

Students can be admitted into one of the two plans: A2 or B.

The applicant must have:


English language qualifications as stated by the Graduate School.


1. A bachelors degree in any field from an accredited educational institution in Thailand or overseas.


2. An English proficiency score which meets one of the tests listed below.  The test must have been taken within the last two years.

CU-TEP With a minimum of 60
TOEFL With a minimum of 525
IELTS With a minimum of 5.5

The applicant must have:


English language qualifications as stated by the Graduate School.


1. A bachelors degree in any field from an accredited educational institution in Thailand or overseas.


2. Be currently working at a government, private, non-profit organization, in the area of research and social development, or have at least one year of working experience in a related field (approved by the curriculum committee to apply for study).


3. An English proficiency score which meets one of the tests listed below.  The test must have been taken within the last two years.

CU-TEP With a minimum of 60
TOEFL With a minimum of 525
IELTS With a minimum of 5.5

Fees (Baht)

Thai Student:

101,500 baht per trimester; 304,500 baht annually

Tuition fee: 24,500 baht per trimester
Program fee: 77,000 baht per trimester

International Student:

125, 200 baht per trimester; 375,600 baht annually

Tuition fee: 85,200 baht per trimester
Program fee: 40,000 baht per trimester

Contact

Academic Affairs

College of Population Studies

Chulalongkorn University

254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Tel
+66 2218 7344

Email
academic_cps@chula.ac.th

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