Master of Arts in Peace Studies and Human Security Development

The Master of Arts in Peace Studies and Human Security Development @ Siam University is a newly established academic program committed to international education and research in Social Science in Bangkok, a hub of ASEAN Community.

The program is dedicated to develop a new generation of leaders with global vision, critical thus creative mind with highly professional integrity in developing sustainable peace and human security in today’s globalized world.

Additionally, the graduates of MAPD program will become a part of global networks interacting with people from different cultures and will become an effective and visionary peace negotiator to resolve conflict in a constructive ways.

Objectives of the program

1) To develop and administer a leading International Master Degree Program in Peace Studies and Human Security Development in ASEAN region.

2) To develop a new generation of leaders with a high human relations skill, critical mind and peace oriented attitude to solve social problems and inequalities.

3) To provide opportunities for active overseas exchanges whereby students will be able to acquire firsthand knowledge and experiences in the global context.

Ten good reasons to study MAPD @ Siam University

  1. All classes are conducted and supervised by internationally distinguished professors, diplomats, NGOs, experienced practitioners, etc. in peace, diplomacy, development and human security.
  2. International collaboration under UMAP (University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific), with partnership in Japan, South Korea, the Philippines and universities in many parts of the world.
  3. The only international M.A. program in peace and diplomacy opened in Central Bangkok area accessible by two metro lines.
  4. Scholarships for potential students with outstanding academic records.
  5. Classes conducted on weekends for student’s convenience.
  6. Annual domestic or international field trip with a workshop on peace and diplomacy.
  7.  Project based and case study methods of teaching to increase first hand experiences on problem solving in peace and diplomacy.
  8. One of the most modernized campuses in the city of Bangkok.
  9. A perfect mixture of students from various countries and cultures, a vibrant academic learning atmosphere.

Our global networks and partnerships with other Universities

Kyung Hee University, South Korea, Tokai University, Japan, Angeles University Foundations, the Philippines, Oklahoma State University, USA and so on.

@ MAPD of Siam University…

  1. You will have opportunities to learn, practice and exchange your knowledge and experience on peace and diplomacy in international environment.
  2. You will be encouraged to become a global and futuristic visionary with critical mind, leadership and systematic research skill in peace studies and human securities.
  3. You will develop your diplomatic mindsets and skills essential for establishing your own ASEAN and international networking and working on foreign missions.