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Policy and Management.

MASTER OF MANAGEMENT

PROGRAM OVERVIEW AND DESCRIPTION

     The Public Policy and Management concentration is designed to equip students with knowledge of theoretical and empirical literature in the field of policy analysis and management. The program aims to build students’ knowledge of the political environment, in which policy-making occurs, to address the structures of power and relationships that influence or shape policy agendas. This program aims at building up the knowledge of students in areas such as the following:

  • Policy-making process
  • Implementation and evaluation of policy
  • Environmental, social, and cultural influences
  • Roles of government
  • Administrative, legal, and political aspects of policy-making

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Courses
Thesis
Independent Study
   1. Remedial Courses
No Credit
No Credit
   2. Core Courses
15 Credits
15 Credits
   3. Major Courses
9 Credits
9 Credits
   4. Elective Courses
9 Credits
   5. Independent Study
3 Credits
   6. Thesis
12 Credits
   7. Comprehensive Examination
Examination
Examination
Total
36 Credits
36 Credits

COURSES AND SPECIALIZATIONS

     Core courses aim to provide students with theoretical knowledge, concepts and tools to analyze and solve management problems. Students must enroll the minimum of 15 credits (5 courses) and can select from the following core courses:

  • MM6000 Management Theory and Practices
  • MM6001 Human Capital and Organizational Management
  • MM6002 Strategic Risk Management
  • MM6003 Managerial Information Technology
  • MM6004 Design Thinking
  • MM6005 Governance, Ethics, Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility
  • MM6006 Managerial Economics
  • MM6007 Research Methodology in Management

Remarks:   The availability of core courses is subject to ICO NIDA’s arrangement of the course schedule.

MAJOR COURSES

     Major courses aim to provide students with theoretical knowledge, concepts and tools to diagnose and solve problems in their areas of interest. Each student must choose at least one major course from the following major courses. Both thesis and independent study plans require the selection of at least 9 credits (3 courses) from the following major courses.

  • MM7701 Public Policy: Theory and Practices
  • MM7702 Policy Analysis
  • MM7703 Public Finance
  • MM7704 Policy Implementation
  • MM7705 Project Planning, Management and Evaluation
  • MM7706 New Public Management
  • MM7602 Human Capital Development
  • MM7803 Public Policy, Advocacy Social Change and Philanthropy

CAREER PATH AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Policy Advisor
  • Policy Analyst
  • Public Service Administrator
  • Policy Researcher
  • Program Evaluator
  • Correspondent Analyst
  • Business Analyst

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS

    Applicants holding a bachelor’s degree in any field from a government or private institution in Thailand or abroad, or other educational qualifications approved by ICO NIDA are eligible to apply. No work experience is required.

APPLICATION PROCESS

TUITION FEE

  • > 299,000 baht/program or approximately $10,000 USD/program

SCHOLARSHIP

     Scholarships are open to all applicants. The application form is available for download at www.ico.nida.ac.th The number of scholarships varies from year to year depending on student performance and resource availability.

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