Master of Public Health Programme in Border Health Management

Degree Academic Programme Plan Class Length of Programme
M.P.H. Border Health Management A1, A2 Mon-Fri 2 years
B Sat-Sun 2 years

Constructivism is used as a teaching philosophy in this programme. This programme enables master students to be able to integrate health sciences and related sciences, lifelong learning skills, analytical, critical thinking, and research methods, all in the context of a moral and ethical public health foundation. They will initiate innovative research projects that systematically solve pressing problems and further develop the field of public health. Graduates will be trained in teamwork and leadership. As public health leaders, they will improve the quality of life for the entire population of Thailand. The ability to lead in a multidisciplinary, multicultural team is a critical skill for graduates to become change agents at the local, regional, national, and international levels.

To produce graduates that are academician and have ability to be a leader of change. With knowledge and skills provided by the programme, the graduates will be able to mange health system according to the standards, work as a team with multidisciplinary both at a national and international level, act in moral, adhere to professional ethics, conduct the public health research and innovation as well as use the empirical evidence to solve and improve the field of public health for the entire populations including ethnic groups, migrant workers, refugees, vulneribilities, border and marginal populations.

1. Community Health Development Officer 
2. Border Health Manager 
3. Health Manager  
4. Public Health Officer/ Policy Maker 
5. Researcher  
6. Academic Personnel

1.Express honesty and make decisions based on personal and professional ethics.
2.Master theories, concepts, principles, and practices of public health sciences and related sciences in community health system management.
3. Demonstrate complex system thinking skills and integrate public health sciences and associated sciences in solving problems and developing sustainable community health solutions.
4. Create research or initiate the development of public health innovations or use empirical evidence to systematically solve problems and develop complex public health work.
5. Lead using change agent skills in health management of at-risk populations, including ethnic minorities, migrants, refugees, border and fringe populations.
6. Display teamwork skills with a multidisciplinary health agency in a multinational organization using high-quality, up-to-date empirical evidence and digital technology to analyze, plan and communicate border health management projects.
7. Design, implement, and evaluate programs/projects/health systems/health insurance systems for complex health management, community, and border health systems.

  • Plan A1, A2, B:
    • 52,000 Baht per semester
    • 208,000 Baht per programme 

  • Plan A1
    Total credits :  
    36  credits  (2-year Master’s Degree)
        1. Thesis   36   credits

  • Plan A2
    Total credits :  
    36  credits  (2-year Master’s Degree)
        1. Major Required Courses   21   credits
        2. Major Elective Courses   3   credits
        3. Thesis   12   credits

  • Plan B
    Total credits :  
    36  credits  (2-year Master’s Degree)
        1. Major Required Courses   27   credits
        2. Major Elective Courses   3   credits
        3. Independent Study   6   credits

(Refer to Master of Public Health Program in Border Health Management Year 2019)

Plan A1 
Plan A2 
Plan B

  • A1 = Thesis (not less than 36 credits), no course work
  • A2 = Thesis (not less than 12 credits) with course work (not less than 12 credits)
  • B = Coursework (No Thesis) with Independent Study (IS) or Special Project (not less than 3 credits but not over 6 credits)