M.A. in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management (MA.HR.)

 

Academic Year 2017 (January 4,2017 April 29,2017)

 

Applicant Qualifications 

·         Applicant must hold at least a bachelor degree or its equivalent in any field of study from an accredited university. For international degree holders, the degree must be on the Office of Civil Service Commissions approved list.

·         Applicant must achieve a minimum score of 500 on CU-TEP 60  TOEFL (IBT 61 CBT173 PPB500) or  5.0 on IELTS. The test must be taken within two years prior to the announcement of eligible applicants (May 10, 2017).

·         Applicants who have graduated from an English-medium program from a university approved by the Office of the Civil Service Commission are exempt from the English proficiency exam.

·         Applicant must provide 2 letters of recommendation from professors and/or employers who are able to evaluate applicants academic and/or professional performance.

·         Applicants who would like to study in Plan B (Individual Study in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management) must have at least one year of work experience or permission from the Admission Selection Committee.

·         Applicants with little or no background in Economics, Mathematics, and Statistics are required to take pre-session courses before the first semester commences. Exemptions may be granted upon providing satisfactory evidence of proficiency in these areas.

·         Applicant must be approved by the Admission Selection Committee.

 

**Applicants who would like to take the CU-TEP examination, please contact Chulalongkorn University Academic Testing Center (CU-ATC) at the website http://www.atc.chula.ac.th

 

Application Documents

   Application Form

   Recommendation

 

Documents required with application

1. 2 one-inch photos of applicant (taken no later than six months)

2. Photocopy of previous degrees

3. Photocopy of certificates

4. Official transcript from the college or university previously attended

5. Photocopy of identification card/passport

6. Photocopy of marriage certificate (only if current name is different from that printed in other documents)

7. English language proficiency test result with a minimum score of 500 on CU-TEP 60  TOEFL (IBT61 CBT173 PPB500) or  5.0 on IELTS. The test must be taken within two years prior to the announcement of eligible applicants (May 10, 2017).

8. 2 letter of recommendations from professors and/or employers who are able to evaluate applicants academic and/or professional performance

9. Description of current vocation, responsibilities and activities (typed on one A4 page)

10. Original document from employers verifying applicants work experience of at least one year (Only applicants for Study Plan B)

11. Check/money order for 800 Baht, (approximately $US30), payable to Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University

 

Interview Schedule

Date

Agenda

Time & Location

May 3, 2017

Notification of Eligible Candidate for Interview

Faculty of Economicsentrance at ground floor and MA.HR. Website. (16.00 hrs.)

May 6, 2017

Interview in English

Eligible Candidate for Interview

Faculty of Economics (9.30-14.00 hrs.)

May 10, 2017

Notification of Admission

list of applicants eligible to study in the academic year 2017

Faculty of Economicsentrance at ground floor and MA.HR. Website.

  annoucement the list of applicants eligible to study in AY2017  

  Frequently Asked Question 

 

**Programme Information**

Background

   The Master of Arts Programme in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management is designed for mid-career professionals who are interested in a graduate-level programme and who are likely to dedicate their career to the field of human resource management and development. The programme is structured as a multidisciplinary and an integration of academic, technical, managerial and professional training.

   The programme has a close collaboration with the Labour and Management Development Center, Faculty of Economics, which provides research and extension programmes for the past 20 years. Fellows enroll in the programme will gain expertise and experience from both learning and doing the researches in the field of labour economics, industrial relations and human resource management and development.

 

Programme Objectives

   The M.A. Programme in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management is a full-time one-year programme which conducted in 3 trimesters with four months each.

   To provide knowledge for human resource professionals in the field of research and operation in labourand human resource  management.

   To raise the quality and productivity of workforce through better planning and continuous development

 

Programme Components

   The M.A. Programme in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management is a full-time one- year Programme which conducted trimesters of four months each.

   One course is offered each month, an arrangement to suit the schedules of selected visiting professors. The last week of each month is reserved for examinations.

   Full-time attendance, evening classes on weekdays and weekend is required for all students.

 

Academic Calendar

3 Trimesters per academic year 

   Trimester 1 August November

   Trimester 2 December - March

   Trimester 3 April - July

 

Class Schedule*

   Tuesday and Thursday: 6.00 p.m. - 9.00 p.m.

   Saturday: 9.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

*Subject to Change with instructors consent.

 

Programme Structure

   The M.A. Programme in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management is a full-time one-year programme which conducted in 3 trimesters with four months each.

   One course is offered each month with an arrangement to suit the schedules of selected visiting professors. The last week of each month is reserved for examinations.

   Full-time attendance, evening classes on weekdays and all-day weekend, is required for all students.

 

Compulsory Core Courses

   Human Resource Planning and Management

   Human Resource Economics

   Labour Economics

   Advanced Economic Theory I

   Advanced Economic Theory II

   Labour Law and Social Security

   Research Methods in Labour Economics and  Human Resource Management

   Quantitative Methods in Economic Analysis

 

 

Elective Courses

   Industrial Relations

   Special Topics in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management

   The Economics of Gender

 

 

 

 

Course Plan

First Trimester

2940603

Advanced Economic Theory I

3 Credits

2946654

Human Resource Planning and Management

3 Credits

2940605

Quantitative Methods in Economic Analysis

3 Credits

2946602

Labour Economics

3 Credits

 

Second Trimester

2946601

Human Resource Economics

3 Credits

2946652

Labour Law and Social Security

3 Credits

2946653 

Research Methods in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management

3 Credits

2940604

Advanced  Economic Theory II

3 Credits

 

Third Trimester

 

PLAN A: Thesis Option

 

2946811

Thesis

12 Credits

 

 

PLAN B: Non-Thesis Option

 

2946651

Industrial Relations

3 Credits

2946660

The Economics of Gender

3 Credits

2946662

Special Topics in Labour Economics and

3 Credits

 

Human Resource  Management

 

2946711

Individual Study in Labour Economics and 

3 Credits

 

Human Resource Management

 

2946896

Comprehensive Examination

0 Credits

 

Programme Options

PLAN A : THESIS OPTION

   Coursework                                    24 Credits

   Thesis                                            12 Credits

Students who choose the thesis option must successfully defend their thesis proposals before the Academic Committee, within a maximum of two academic years starting from the day of enrollment. The students must complete and defend their thesis before the Academic Committee within a maximum of four academic years.

 

PLAN B : NON-THESIS OPTION

   Coursework                      33 Credits

   Individual Study                 3 Credits

   Comprehensive Examination

Students who choose the non-thesis must pass the comprehensive examination within a maximum of two academic years starting from the day of enrollment.

 

Tuition and Fee*

 

Thai

Non-Thai

Application Fee

800

800

Fee (57,000 baht per trimester)

171,000

 

Fee (62,000 baht per trimester)

 

186,000

Tuition (23,000 baht per trimester)

69,000

69,000

Oversea/Field-Trip

35,000

35,000

Total

Baht 275,800

Baht 290,800

 

*Remarks:

   Fees are subject to change in accordance with the University Announcement.

   Students pay the overseas/domestic field-trip fees on the first day of the semester. If the actual expense exceeds 35,000 baht, students pay the differences during the second semester. Please note that the fees are non-refundable.

 

Regular Students

All students who fulfill the requirements for the M.A. Programme are classified as Regular students. Students who fail to maintain a GPAX of 3.00 will be placed on probation for the following semester. Students must have a minimum GPAX of 3.00 in order to be conferred the M.A. degree.

 

Discretionary Status Students

A student can be accepted to the M.A. Programme under a special Discretionary Status if he/she has graduated from a discipline other than Economics with a GPAX of between 2.75 and 3.25, or if he/she has graduated from a Faculty of Economics with a relatively low GPAX. To continue in the Programme, Discretionary Status students must attain a GPAX of 3.00 or higher for the first semester, at which point they are reclassified as Regular students.

 

Programme Committee:

Chairperson:                                                           

Asst.Prof. Sophon Khanti-Akom, Ph.D.

 

Advisors:                                                                 

Assoc.Prof. Sumalee Pitayanon, Ph.D.

Assoc.Prof. Chuta Manusphaibool, Ph.D.

Assoc.Prof. Lae Dilokvidhyarat, M.A.

 

Committee Members:                                            

Asst.Prof. Manachaya Uruyos, Ph.D.

Assoc.Prof. Sittidaj Pongkijvorasin, Ph.D.

Lecturer Nuarpear Lekfuangfu, Ph.D.

Chodechai Suwanaporn, Ph.D.

 

Committee and Secretary:                        

Asst.Prof.Jessica Vechbanyongratana, Ph.D.

 

Committee and Assistant Secretary:      

Lecturer Voraprapa Nakavachara, Ph.D.

 

 

MA.HR. Office

For further information, please contact:

M.A.in Labour Economics and Human Resource Management

(International Programme) Room 201/1

Faculty of Economics,

Chulalongkorn University

Phayathai Road, Bangkok, 10330

THAILAND

Tel: (66) 2218-6227, (66) 2652-5387-8

Tel/Fax: (66) 2652-5388

E-mail: hrm@chula.ac.th

URL: http://www.econ.chula.ac.th/graduate/ma-hr

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mahrchula

 

 

 

 

 

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