Master of Arts Program in Information Studies

Program Specification

 Master of Arts Program in Information Studies 

Campus/Faculty/Department: Prasarnmit/Faculty of Humanities/Center for Graduate Studies
Language: Thai
Degrees offered to the graduates: Master of Arts (Information Studies)
Cooperation with other

Universities:

None
Qualifications for Admission: 1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any subjects or an approval of the program committees following Srinakharinwirot University’s graduate studies rules
2. GPA >=2.75 or an approval of the program committees
Entrance Requirements: 1. English language proficiency test
2. Academic interview
Tuition Fee: ฿130,000.00
Philosophy:
Information technology leads to professionalism and creative information society
Objectives:
1. To produce the moral, ethics and information professional ethics graduates
2. To produce the knowledgeable graduates for information management in digital environment using technology as tools for effective services
3. To produce the knowledgeable graduates for researching in knowledge

 Educational Management System, Curriculum Implementation and Structure

System: Semester system, 15 weeks per semester
Teaching schedule: First year:
First semester
Second semesterSecond year:
First semester
Second semester
Qualifications of prospective students:
Bachelor ‘s degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university

Curriculum structure:

Courses Credits
Compulsory courses 12
Selective courses 12 (Plan A)

18 (Plan B)

Master’s thesis/project 12 (Thesis)

6 (Project)

Total 36

 

Courses:
1) Compulsory courses Credits
IS501 Information and Knowledge Society 3
IS521 Technology for Management of Information 3
IS531 Research Methods in Information Studies 3
IS631 Seminar in Digital Libraries 3
2) Selective courses
IS502 Information Service Strategies 3
IS503 Information Resource Management 3
IS511 Information Retrieval and Access 3
IS512 Digital Resource Organization 3
IS601 Administrative Principles for Information Professionals 3
IS611 Knowledge Management for the Information Profession 3
IS612 Information Management for E-commerce 3
IS613 Special Issues in Information Studies 3
IS621 Database Management for Library Systems 3
IS622 Web Development for Information Profession 3
IS623 Data Visualization Techniques for Information Profession 3
IS632 Independent Study 3
3) Thesis/Project
GRI681 Master’ Project 6
GRI691 Master’s Thesis 12

 

Study Plan:
Semester 1 Credits
IS501 Information and Knowledge Society 3
IS521 Technology for Management of Information 3
XXX (A selective course) 3
Semester 2 Credits
IS531 Research Methods in Information Studies 3
IS631 Seminar in Digital Libraries 3
XXX (A selective course) 3
Semester 3 Credits
XXX (A selective course) 3
XXX (A selective course) 3
XXX (A selective course) 3
Semester 4 Credits
GR681 Master’ Project 6
GR691 Master’s Thesis 12
XXX (A selective course) 3
XXX (A selective course) 3