INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY AND DEVELOPMENT

INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY AND DEVELOPMENT

INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY AND DEVELOPMENT

AWARD

  • Bachelor of Arts (International Political Economy and Development)

LENGTH IN YEARS

  • 4 year

SEMESTER OF COMMENCEMENT

  • June (Summer), August (1st Semester), January (2nd Semester)

COURSE FEES IN BAHT

  • Total 560,000 Baht or, 140,000 Baht per annum

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent or passed the Rangsit University English Language Proficiency Test

COURSE DESCRIPTION/PURPOSE

  • The International Political Economy and Development (IPED) program studies the interconnected concepts of social, political, economic, cultural and environmental systems, and a global perspective in the analysis of growth and development.

EMPLOYMENT OUTCOMES

  • Graduates of the program can work in international organizations, multinational firms, as well as in government and non-hovernmental organizations.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Credit requirements - 135 credit

  • A. GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (30 CREDITS)
  • I. Humanities and Social Sciences (3 credits)
  • II. Sciences and Mathematics (9 credits)
  • III. Languages (15 credits)
  • IV. Interdisciplinary and Physical Education (3 credits)
  • B. CORE COURSES (99 CREDITS)
  • I. PROFESSIONAL FOUNDATION COURSES (36 CREDITS)
IPE 101Introduction to Southeast Asian Political Economy and Culture(3 credits)
IPE 211Principles of Microeconomics(3 credits)
IPE 212Principles of Macroeconomics(3 credits)
IPE 231Introduction to Politics(3 credits)
IPE 232International Relations(3 credits)
IPE 233Public Policy Analysis(3 credits)
IPE 234Comparative Political Systems(3 credits)
IPE 235International Development(3 credits)
IPE 236Political Philosophy(3 credits)
IPE 251Modern Management and Organization Behaviour(3 credits)
IPE 252World History(3 credits)
IPE 302Research Methods(3 credits)
IPE 351English for Professional Development(3 credits)
  • II. MAJOR COURSES (60 CREDITS)
  • 1. Required Major Course (39 credits)
  • 1.1 Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
IPE 201Political Economy in South East Asia(3 credits)
IPE 241Thai Government and Politics(3 credits)
IPE 253Elements of Philosophy I(3 credits)
IPE 254Elements of Philosophy II(3 credits)
IPE 301Globalization and International Economy(3 credits)
IPE 306Development Economics(3 credits)
IPE 307International Organizations and Economic Integration(3 credits)
IPE 315International Trade Theories and Policies(3 credits)
IPE 316Economics of Public Sector(3 credits)
IPE 401Current Issues in International Political Economy and Development(3 credits)
IPE 402Thai Business and Politics(3 credits)
Or
IPE 496Internship in International Political Economy and Development(3 credits)
IPE 499Senior Project
  • 1.2 International Relations and Development
IPE 201Political Economy in South East Asia(3 credits)
IPE 238International Politics(3 credits)
IPE 257Asian History(3 credits)
IPE 301Globalization and International Economy(3 credits)
IPE 306Development Economics(3 credits)
IPE 333Development and Human Rights(3 credits)
IPE 334Foreign Policy Analysis(3 credits)
IPE 335International Peace and Security(3 credits)
IPE 401Current Issues in International Political Economy and Development(3 credits)
IPE 402Thai Business and Politics(3 credits)
IPE 431Organization Development
IPE 495Co-operative Education(3 credits)
Or
IPE 496Internship in International Political Economy and Development(3 credits)
IPE 499Senior Project
  • 2. Elective Major Courses (21 credits)
  • 2.1 Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
IPE 237Interest and Pressure Groups(3 credits)
IPE 240Theories of Democracy(3 credits)
IPE 255Philosophy of History(3 credits)
IPE 256Critical Thinking(3 credits)
IPE 261International Experience in International Political Economy and Development I(3 credits)
IPE 307International Organizations and Economic Integration(3 credits)
IPE 311Intermediate Microeconomics(3 credits)
IPE 312Intermediate Macroeconomics(3 credits)
IPE 317Economics of Monetary and Banking(3 credits)
IPE 318China: Economy and Trade in 21st Century(3 credits)
IPE 352Globalization and Religion(3 credits)
IPE 353Chinese Philosophy(3 credits)
IPE 354Buddhist Philosophy and Democracy(3 credits)
IPE 355Social Justice and Responsibilities
IPE 361International Experience in International Political Economy and Development II(3 credits)
IPE 411International Monetary Economics(3 credits)
  • 2.2 International Relations and Development
IPE 238International Politics(3 credits)
IPE 239Comparative Public Policy(3 credits)
IPE 242Urban and Rural Development(3 credits)
IPE 261International Experience in International Political Economy and Development I(3 credits)
IPE 331ASEAN Integration(3 credits)
IPE 336Resource Aspects in International Relations and Development(3 credits)
IPE 337Comparative Politics: South East Asia(3 credits)
IPE 338Regionalism and Globalization in East Asia(3 credits)
IPE 339Government and Politics in the United States of America(3 credits)
IPE 340Political Parties and Electoral Systems(3 credits)
IPE 341International Public Policy(3 credits)
IPE 342European Union and Political Integration(3 credits)
IPE 343Contemporary Politics of the Commonwealth(3 credits)
IPE 344Special Topics in International Development(3 credits)
IPE 361International Experience in International Political Economy and Development II(3 credits)
IPE 432Non-Democratic Regimes(3 credits)
IPE 433Comparative Politics: South Asia and the Middle East(3 credits)
  • III. MINOR COURSES (15 CREDITS)
IPE 101Introduction to Southeast Asian Political Economy and Culture(3 credits)
IPE 201Political Economy in South East Asia(3 credits)
IPE 232International Relations(3 credits)
IPE 235International Development(3 credits)
IPE 239Comparative Public Policy(3 credits)
IPE 240Theories of Democracy(3 credits)
IPE 241Thai Government and Politics(3 credits)
IPE 301Globalization and International Economy(3 credits)
IPE 306Development Economics(3 credits)
IPE 315International Trade Theories and Policies(3 credits)
IPE 316Economics of Public Sector(3 credits)
IPE 334Foreign Policy Analysis(3 credits)
IPE 335International Peace and Security(3 credits)
IPE 336Resource Aspects in International Relations and Development(3 credits)
IPE 340Political Parties and Electoral Systems(3 credits)
IPE 412Organization Development(3 credits)
  • C. FREE ELECTIVE COURSES (6 CREDITS)