The Program is designed to focus on key issues in policy for population and human development ranging from demography, population aging, migration, resources, and environment relating to population changes, and public policy design.
Highlights of the Program
The Master of Arts Program in Population Policy and Human Development is the first master's program in Thailand, aiming to provide top-notch knowledge in Demography applied to population policy and human development at the national and organizational levels.  The program provides demographic training by using an interdisciplinary approach from various theoretical and practical perspectives.  Students can apply their in-class knowledge to the policy sandboxes, and policy labs collaborated with Chulalongkorn University Platform for Ageing Research Innovation (Chula ARi) and other governmental units.
Students can be admitted into one of the two plans: A2 or B.
The applicants must have the English language qualifications as stated by the Graduate School.
A bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited educational institution in Thailand or overseas.
The applicants must have the English language qualifications as stated by the Graduate School
A Bachelor's Degree in any field from an accredited educational institution in Thailand or overseas.
Be currently working in government, private, non-profit organizations, the area of research and social development or having at least one year of working experience in a related field and be approved by the curriculum committee to apply for study.
The one-year Master’s program follows the trimester system in which the academic year is divided into three sessions: the first session from August to November, the second session from December to March, and the third session from April to July. Each trimester lasts approximately 15 weeks. Students are required to complete their coursework in the first two trimesters. Thesis proposal or Independent Study (IS) defense often takes place during the second trimester of the program. Students then take 1-2 trimesters to work on their thesis or Individual Study (IS).
List of Courses
Population Studies and Policy
Fundamental Demographic Analysis
Public Economics and Policy
Interdisciplinary Approach and Policy Development
Data for Policy Development and Implementation
Innovative Design and Evaluation of Policy
Population Dynamics and Longevity Society
Monitoring and Evaluation of Policy
Research Methodology and Data Analytics
Judgment and Decision Making for Population Development and Policy
Regional Integration and Population Development Policy
Organizational Responsibility and Governance
Human Capital and Organizational Performance
Human Development and Labor Studies
Migration, Assimilation, and Human Rights
Social Entrepreneurship Mindsets
Technology and Innovation for Longevity Society
Science, Technology, and Sustainable Society
Special Topics in Population, Policy and Development
Master of Arts in Population Policy and Human Development is designed to provide intellectual and tools needed in developing population and human development policies and practices. Career oportunities include Policy Makers, Human Resorce Officers, Professors, Researchers, Goverment officers, Staff in International agencies, Etc.
Available grants and scholarship!