Population and the Environment

Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Population and the Environment

  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study

    Environmental Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description:

    An introduction to demography. Population growth. Fertility, mortality and migration. Social and economic factors. Population and its impact on the environmental system.

    Course Objectives:

    • Students understand the interrelationship between population and environment
    • Students learn theories and basic concepts of population and environment
    • Students are able to integrate the human perspectives into the analytical framework for further environmental management process

    Teaching Methods:

    Lectures, in class exercises, discussion, and presentation of assigned reading topics and of written papers.

    Teaching Media:

    Presentation program, movies, web pages, articles from scientific journals and books, and recent non-scientific journal and newspaper articles will be used during the lecture. Students will actively engage in classroom discussions.

    Measurement and Evaluation of Student Achievement:

    The course objectives as laid out in the syllabus.

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations