Academic Calendar and Tentative Study Plan
The first semester starts in August and the second semester starts in  December. Summer session starts in May. 
An academic year consists of two semesters of 15 weeks each and a summer of at least 8 weeks in which the duration of study of each subject is equaled to that of a normal semester. To complete the study, total credits earned must be 36 and 1 credit is equivalent to lecture or discussion of one hour throughout a semester of not less than 15 weeks. An independent study is equivalent to 3 credits and a Thesis is equivalent to 12 credits.

Study Plan (Tentative)
Plan A. (Thesis and Course Work Options)

First Year

First Semester   Second Semester   Third Semester
Four core courses (12 credits) Four core courses (12 credits) 1. Comprehensive Examination
2. Thesis topic and proposal examination
781101
781102
781103 
781104
781105
781106
781107
781108
(Joint thesis committee
Siam U., AUF, and
Kyung Hee U.)

Second Year

First Semester   Second Semester Third Semester

 

1) Workshop on Thesis Writing 
2) Submission of the Progress Report (4 Credits)
Thesis defense (4 Credits) 
Graduation (Joint thesis committee Siam U., AUF, and Kyung Hee U)

Total 36 Credits

Study Plan (Tentative)
Plan B. (Non-Thesis options)

First Year

First Semester   Second Semester   Third Semester
Four core courses (12 credits) Four core courses (12 credits) Elective Courses (Optional)
781101 
781102 
781103 
781104 
781105
781106 
781107
781108 
Available simultaneously at Siam U, Kyung Hee, and Angeles U. 
Also via E-learning

Second Year

First Semester   Second Semester   ThirdSemester

Three elective courses (9 credits)

Available simultaneously at Siam U, Kyung Hee, and Angeles U.  Also via E-Learning

Independent Study (3 credits) and comprehensive examination

Graduation

Total 36 Credits

A Study plan for the Second Semester Admission

Plan A. (Thesis and Course Work Options)

First Year

First Semester   Second Semester   Third Semester
Four core courses (12 credits) Workshop on Thesis proposal preparation and writing Four core courses (12 credits)
781105
781106 
781107
781108 
781101 
781102 
781103 
781104 

Second Year

First Semester   Second Semester   Third Semester
1) Comprehensive Examination
2) Thesis topic and proposal examination (4 Credits) 

(Joint thesis committee Siam U., AUF, and Kyung Hee U.)

1) Submission of the Progress Report
2) Thesis defense (8 Credits) 
Graduation (Joint thesis committee Siam U., AUF, and Kyung Hee U)

Total 36 Credits


Plan B. (Non-Thesis options)

First Year

First Semester   Second Semester   Third Semester
Four core courses (12 credits) Three elective courses (9 credits) Four core courses (12 credits)
781105
781106 (Special Lecture at Kyung Hee U.) 
781107
781108 (E-Learning) 
Available simultaneously at Siam U, Kyung Hee, and Angeles U.
Also via E-learning
781101 (E-Learning)
781102 
781103 
781104 (Workshop at AUF) 

Second Year

First Semester   Second Semester   Third Semester
Independent Study (3 credits) and comprehensive examination
Graduation

Independent Study (3 credits) and comprehensive examination

Graduation

Total 36 Credits


New MAPD  Academic year Calendar Course Schedule, |Semester 1/2013

Classes Starts: Saturday August 17, 2013

781101  Peace and Governance

781102 Diplomacy and International Negotiation

781103 Theory of Peace, Conflict and Security

781104 Research Methodology in Peace Studies