Master of Arts Program in Developmental Psychology

Program Specification
Master of Arts Program in Developmental Psychology

Faculty Humanities
Language Thai
Degree offered to the graduates Master of Arts (Developmental Psychology)
Cooperation with other universities
Qualifications for Admission Graduate in bachelor degree or equivalent or expect to graduate before the starting of first semester from the program of bachelor in any fields from the university in Thailand or other countries which approved by the office of the higher education commission.
Entrance Requirements 1) hold a bachelor degree in Thailand or international countries related to psychology or related fields from an office of the higher education commission accredited or recognized institutes 2) have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 3) has the result from standardized english test that meets the minimal requirement of the graduate school. 4) Candidates who are not qualified based on the above criteria may be granted to apply for selection according to the decisions of a program director and dean for graduate school.
Tuition fee 150,000 Baht
Objectives

To produce a master of developmental psychologist with the following qualifications

1.  Be able to understand human development covering all dimensions and ages through lifelong learning
2.  Be able to produce research results to create knowledge and apply knowledge about human development
3.  Be able to apply the developmental psychology knowledge for developing persons to achieve their potential
4.  Be able to communicate and transfer knowledge based on respect for human dignity and a sense of responsibility for oneself and society

Educational Management System, Curriculum Implementation and Structure

System Semester system, 15 weeks per semester
Teaching schedule First semester: August-December

Second semester: January-May

Qualifications of prospective students:
Graduate in Bachelor degree or equivalent or expect to graduate before the starting of first semester from the program of bachelor in any fields from the university in Thailand or other countries which approved by the office of the higher education commission. Motivation and character of the applicant are crucial. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, flexibility, independence, self-training and self-study skills

Curriculum structure:

 

Course Group

Master of Arts Program in

Developmental Psychology

Plan A and A2 Plan B
Required Courses 25 28
– Statistics and Research courses 12 12
– Major courses 13 16
Elective Courses not less than 6 9
Thesis / Project 12 6
Total not less than 43 Credits 43 Credits

Recommended study plans

Plan A and A2

Year 1 Semester 1

Course  code Course  title Credits
PG 511 Developmental Psychology Theories 3(3-0-6)
PG 512 Child and Adolescent Psychology 3(2-2-5)
PG 513 Adult Psychology and Aging 3(3-0-6)
PG 521 Statistics for Psychological Research I 3(2-2-5)
PG 501* General psychology S/U
Total 12 Credits

Note *   This course is prepared for the student who do not graduated in the filed of psychology.

Year 1 Semester 2

Course  code Course  title Credits
PG 515 Developmental Psychology Assessment 3(2-2-5)
PG 581 Seminar in Developmental Psychology Problems 2(1-2-3)
PG 623 Research Methods in Developmental Psychology 3(2-2-5)
PG….. Elective Courses 3
Total 11 Credits

Year 2 Semester 1

Course  code Course  title Credits
PG 624 Psychological Measurement and Testing 3(2-2-5)
PG 682 Seminar in Human Development 2(1-2-3)
PG….. Elective Courses 3
GRI 691 Master’s Thesis 6
Total 14 Credits

Year 2 Semester 2

Course  code Course title Credits
GRI 691 Master’s Thesis 6
Total 6         Credits

Plan B  (Master’s project)

Year 1 Semester 1

Course  code Course title Credits
PG 511 Developmental Psychology Theories 3(3-0-6)
PG 512 Child and Adolescent Psychology 3(2-2-5)
PG 513 Adult Psychology and Aging 3(3-0-6)
PG 521 Statistics for Psychological Research I 3(2-2-5)
PG 501* General psychology S/U
Total 12 Credits

Note *   This course is prepared for the student who do not graduated in the filed of psychology.

Year 1 Semester 2

Course  code Course  title Credits
PG 515 Developmental Psychology Assessment 3(2-2-5)
PG 581 Seminar in Developmental Psychology Problems 2(1-2-3)
PG 623 Research Methods in Developmental Psychology 3(2-2-5)
PG ……. Elective Courses 3
Total 11 Credits

 

Year 2 Semester 1

Course  code Course  title Credits
PG 624 Psychological Measurement and Testing 3(2-2-5)
PG 682 Seminar in Human Development 2(1-2-3)
PG ……. Elective Courses 3
PG ……. Elective Courses 3
GRI 681 Master’s Project 3
Total 14 Credits

Year 2 Semester 2

Course  code Course  title Credits
GRI 681 Master’s Project 3
PG 692 Field Experience 3(0-9-0)
Total 6 Credits

 

Course Credits
Statistics and Research Courses
PG 521 Statistics for Psychological Research I 3(2-2-5)
PG 515 Developmental Psychology Assessment 3(2-2-5)
PG 623 Research Methods in Developmental Psychology 3(2-2-5)
PG 624 Psychological Measurement and Testing 3(2-2-5)
Major Courses
Code Course title Credits
PG 501* General psychology 3(3-0-6)
PG 511 Developmental Psychology Theories 3(3-0-6)
PG 512 Child and Adolescent Psychology 3(2-2-5)
PG 513 Adult Psychology and Aging 3(3-0-6)
PG 581 Seminar in Developmental Psychology Problems 2(1-2-3)
PG 682 Seminar in Human Development 2(1-2-3)
PG 692** Field Experience 3(0-9-0)

Note  *This course is prepared for the student who do not graduated in the filed of psychology.

** Major Compulsory Courses  for study plan B  and major elective for study plan A

Elective Courses

Code Course title Credits
PG 502 Psychology of Learning 3(3-0-6)
PG 503 Theories of Personality 3(3-0-6)
PG 504 Motivation and Living 3(3–0-6)
PG 505 Morality and Moral Education 3(3-0-6)
PG 514 Life-Span Developmental Psychopathology 3(3-0-6)
PG 522 Statistics for Psychological Research II 3(2-2-5)
PG 616 Psychology of Exceptional Children 3(2-2-5)
PG 617 Early Intervention 3(2-2-5)
PG 625 Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology 3(2-2-5)
PG 683 Buddhism and Human Development 3(3-0-6)
PG 684 Behavioral Modification 3(2-2-5)
PG 685 Behavioral Approach to Training Curriculum Design 3(3-0-6)
PG 691 Independent Study 3(1-0-8)
PG 692** Field Experience 3(0-9-0)

Master’s project/ Master’s thesis  

  Code                                                       Course title Credits
Master’s project (Plan B)
GRI 681       Master’s Project 6 Credits
Master’s thesis (Plan A and A2)
GRI 691       Master’s Thesis 12 Credits