Programmes / Tuition Fee

Programmer /Tuition Fee

School of Management

Master's Programmes
Master of Business Administration Programme in Business Administration
 
(80,000 Baht per semester; 240,000 Baht per programme)
This 2-year MBA programme is designed for graduates who are mainly working in both the government and private sectors. Students can take classes at the weekends and receive training in modern management, including effective techniques to achieve the knowledge of sustainable management needed to meet the standards of the business world and the society. Students have to produce a thesis or independent study on a subject of their personal interests under the guidance of expert faculty members.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have knowledge and principles in various management fields and focus on the concepts of organisational management, including modern management techniques to effectively improve organisational processes.
  • Have management skills with the vision to keep up with social, political economic, and technological changes.
  • Have business concepts and leadership skills.
  • Have skills and expertise in analysing problems professionally with analytical skills and systemic decision making.
  • Have knowledge in researching and effective implementation of work .
  • Have virtue and ethics and apply knowledge in practices.

Total credits required: 36
  • Plan A1 : Coursework (24 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)
  • Plan A2: Thesis  (36 Credits)
  • Plan B: Coursework (33 Credits)/ Independent study ( 3 credits)

 
Master of Business Administration Programme in Entrepreneurial Management (International Programme)



(80,000 Baht per semester; 240,000 Baht per programme)

In response to the growing GMS regional and international economic integration, the 1.5 year International MBA Programme in Entrepreneurial Management aims at creating a very diverse education environment. It focuses on entrepreneurial management skills, innovation, and analytical thinking and problem solving abilities. Graduates will understand how to apply their theoretical knowledge in real-life business solutions and develop excellent leadership competency in order to guide their businesses to international success. The submission of a thesis or independent study project in a related field is a central requirement of the programme, which helps the students to deepen their research skills and to advance their expertise in their chosen area. All of this makes the programme a unique opportunity in the region for everyone seeking business success through entrepreneurship.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have the knowledge, skills and concepts in entrepreneurial management and in other business management fields and effectively apply this knowledge in business analysis and planning.
  • Have entrepreneurial skills, leadership skills, management vision, creativity, morality and abilities to sustainably adjust their business operations to rapid changes in competing with other businesses at an international level.
  • Have the knowledge in entrepreneurial management to develop the foundations of education in business management.

Total credits required: 36
  • Plan A: Coursework (24 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)
  • Plan B: Coursework (30 Credits)/ Independent Study (6 Credits)
 
Master of Business Administration Programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

(71,500 Baht per semester; 286,000 Baht per programme)
This programme is a professional MBA intended for those who aspire to increasing levels of responsibility in business and industry. The programme provides an international focal point for advanced teaching and research in the field of logistics, supply chain management, and transportation management. It also offers a concentrated study of logistics and supply chain management for students interested in learning how to apply the detailed functional aspects of logistics and supply chain management from an international and domestic perspective.

Objectives:
 

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have the knowledge and understanding of theories, principles, and guidelines to manage and solve related problems in logistics and supply chain management.
  • Use knowledge and skills that can be applied in planning for effective possible solutions to real situations.
  • Have understanding, skills, and ability to work as a team.
  • Have a vision in adapting the work environment to rapid changes in the organisation.
  • Have career and business ethics.
Total credits required: 39
  • Plan A1: Thesis (39 Credits)
  • Plan A2: Coursework (17 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)
  • Plan B: Coursework (33 Credits)/ Independent Study (6 Credits)
 
Doctoral Programme
Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Business Administration

(90,000 Baht per semester; 540,000 per programme)
This is a three year Ph.D. programme in Business Administration. The programme is designed for graduates who desire an in-depth knowledge and understanding of Business Administration, while holding a strong determination to be an academic, researcher, and an expert in their particular business area.

Objectives:


After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have research competency in business administration and be able to publish academic works and share information with people in the industry.
  • Have the knowledge and management confidence in the business environment as well as welcome opportunities of knowledge in related fields.
  • Have business ethics and social responsibility.
 
Total credits required 48
  • Plan 1.1: Dissertation (48 Credits)
  • Plan 2.1: Coursework (18 Credits)/ Dissertation (36 Credits)

 School of Law
Master's Programmes
Master of Laws Programme
(39,000 per semester; 156,000 Baht per programme)
Aims to produce graduates who are proficient in the law and able to meet the legal demands of today's society. The graduates will have enhanced knowledge and a thorough understanding of the law and will have the ability to expertly research and analyses the law, while applying the virtues, ethics and knowledge gained from their study, all in order to perform at a high level of competence and professionalism as lawyers.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of laws and an expertise in the legal profession, which can be applied and used in pursuit of the graduate's specialized, professional choice of legal practice.
  • Use and apply knowledge and skills of law in a career developing public and/or private organizations.
  • Have the ability to study, think independently, research and analyses the law and have the ability to use and apply these skills in the pursuit of individual life goals and objectives.
School of Science
Master's Programmes
Master of Science Programme in Applied Chemistry
(45,500 Baht per semester; 182,000 Baht per programme)
This programme aims to produce graduates with academic excellence, specializing in research and development in pure and applied chemistry, to obtain new knowledge that can be applied to innovation and economic value, recognized at both national and international levels.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Develop the knowledge and expertise in the field of chemistry.
  • Develop to become a professional researcher in the field of chemistry.
  • Have the potential to become a independent professional chemist.
Total credits required: 36
  • Plan A1: Thesis (36 Credits)
  • Plan A2: Coursework (18 Credits)/ Thesis (18 Credits)
Master of Science Programme in Biosciences
(45,500 Baht per semester) 
(182,000 Baht per programme)

This programme aims to produce graduates with an expertise in biological science research. It is expected that graduates will be motivated and can apply their knowledge and experience to produce value-added products.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Develop a sound scientific understanding and skill in the bioscience-related field.
  • Satisfy employer demands in the bioscience-related industry.
Total credits required: 36
  • Plan A: Thesis (36 Credits)
Master of Science Programme in Biotechnology
(45,500 Baht per semester; 182,000 Baht per programme)
This is a multi-disciplinary programme that uses the application of biological understanding to create products that benefit society and support sustainable economic development. This programme leads to the development, building up of research and attainment of innovative knowledge, which can be applied to various areas such as agriculture, medicine, industry and the environment. Here, our aim is to educate students to have professionalism in both academics and ethics, with respect of the philosophy of the Mae Fah Luang University. We also aim for emphasis on research-based development in the fundamental and applied sciences, which is recognized at both national and international levels.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have knowledge and an expertise in biotechnology.
  • Become a professional researcher in the biotechnology field.
  • Work as an entrepreneur.
Total credits required: 36
  • Plan A1: Thesis (36 Credits)
  • Plan A2: Coursework (24 Credits)/   Thesis (12 Credits)
Master of Science Programme in Computational Science
(45,500 Baht per semester; 182,000 Baht per programme)
This programme is designed to produce graduates who are experts in research on computational science, a field consisting of the knowledge in science, applied mathematics, and computers, including other related fields, by using mathematical modeling or high performance computation to ascertain understanding, which leads to optimum conditions and the prediction of results.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have potential in the research and development of science, technology, and computers and apply this knowledge to ascertain understanding which can lead to optimum conditions and the prediction of results.
  • Support the integration research by using the knowledge of science, mathematics and computers including other related fields.
Total credits required: 36
  • Plan A1: Thesis (36 Credits)
  • Plan A2: Coursework (24 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)
Master of Science Programme in Materials Science
(45,500 Baht per semester; 182,000 Baht per programme)   
This programme, which could lead to a PhD, encompasses a wide range of studies from fundamental to emerging concepts and technologies in materials science, aiming to provide the students with a solid foundation in the field of materials science and technology. The students will be exposed to the latest advances in this field via a series of research colloquiums. In addition, students will have an opportunity to conduct short-term research in a stimulating research environment. After one year, providing that they pass the Qualifying Examination arranged by the School, M.Sc. students with outstanding research performance or an excellent academic record can be transferred to the Ph.D. programme.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have good scientific skills, understanding in the fundamental science of materials, conduct independent research, and be open-minded.
  • Have acquired full ethics and moral awareness for their professional careers.

Total credits required: 36
  • Plan A1: Thesis (36 Credits)
  • Plan A2: Coursework (24 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)
Master of Science Programme in Natural Resources and Environmental Management (International Programme)

(75,000 Baht per semester; 300,000 Baht per programme)
The Master of Science in Natural Resources and Environmental Management is designed to develop competent managers and policy analysts from many different countries, able to devise effective, relevant, and realistic approaches to solving complex problems regarding natural resources and the environment. Using English as the medium of instruction, the programme focuses on the design of comprehensive approaches to this issue within Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, and China's two southernmost provinces, which together comprise the Greater Mekong Sub region (GMS). Policies and plans that address the complexity of ecological security challenges and livelihood dependence on ecological services in this region, along with the difficulties of managing potent trans-boundary effects, constitute a priority in both the teaching and research elements of this programme. The graduate curriculum covers multi-disciplinary elements of the physical, biological, and social sciences, supplemented by training in technical research and analytical methods. Following comprehensive coursework, each student completes a Master's thesis on a topic relevant to current environmental problems and concerned students are exposed to controversial environmental issues as climate change, sustainable development, and non-regulatory approaches to biodiversity protection. This ensures that they are fully equipped with the ability to create rational policies and devise impartial problem-solving procedures that can practically be implemented to achieve improved management of natural resources and the environment in the region and beyond in the years and decades ahead.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Devise rational and impartial problem-solving procedures at both local and national levels that can improve the management of natural resources and the environment in the GMS.
  • Translate theoretical knowledge into practical solutions that can be implemented, and which are relevant to the issues of natural resources and environmental management in the public and private sectors.
  • Analyze and design a procedure and a process for natural resources and environmental management based on knowledge in various disciplines, such as environmental science, biophysical science, socio-economic science, policy science and system science.
  • Follow ethical and sustainable development principles and work for the benefits of their own and the others countries in the GMS.
Total credits required: 36
  • Plan A1: Thesis (36 Credits)
  • Plan A2: Coursework (24 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)
  • Plan B: Coursework (33 Credits)/ Independent Study (3 Credits)
Doctoral Programme
Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Applied Chemistry
(Plan 1.1 and 2.1: 41,600 Baht per semester;  249,600 Baht per programme)
(Plan 1.2 and 2.2: 37,440 Baht per semester; 374,400 Baht per programme )

Chemistry is the foundation of the other fields of sciences. Therefore, the creation and development of valuable scientific knowledge in chemistry, especially in its practices, play a role in the development to the advancement of science and technology, which will affect the country's development as well as its ability to compete internationally. Our aim is to produce graduates with academic excellence, ethics, integrity as well as research expertise and the advancement of technology according to the philosophy of Mae Fah Luang University.
Objectives:
After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have a knowledge of chemistry and the ability to conduct in-depth research, creating new knowledge from research and applying this to create a benefit.
  • Foster collaboration with academic organizations in Thailand, both the public private organizations, or internationally through research.
  • Work in line with the vision of the University to develop the University's excellence in research.
  •  Plan 1.1: Dissertation (48 Credits)
  •  Plan 1.2: Dissertation (72 Credits)
Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Biosciences
(Plan 1.1 and 2.1: 41,600 Baht per semester; 249,600 Baht per programme) 
(Plan 1.2 and 2.2: 37,440 Baht per semester; 374,400 Baht per programme)

This programme intends to train high caliber graduates with the fundamental knowledge and research experience. The graduates are expected to be competitive and meet international standards in the field of biological sciences.
Objectives:
After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Develop an in-depth scientific understanding and skill in the bioscience-related field.
  • Satisfy employing demands in the bioscience-related career.
  • Plan 1.1: Dissertation (48 Credits)
  • Plan 1.2: Dissertation (72 Credits)
Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Biotechnology
(Plan 1.1 and 2.1: 41,600 Baht per semester; 249,600 Baht per programme) 
(Plan 1.2 and 2.2: 37,440 Baht per semester; 374,400 Baht per programme)

Biotechnology is multi-disciplinary programme that uses the application of biological understanding, particularly in agriculture, industry, medicine and environment, to create products that benefit society and support the country's development. We aim to educate students not only to have an excellent knowledge in biotechnology but also to have professional ethics in their scientific area, which is the philosophy of Mae Fah Luang University. Moreover, we aim for our research projects to be acknowledged in both national and international levels.
Objectives:
After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have a knowledge of biotechnology and the ability to conduct in-depth research, creating new knowledge from research and applying this to create a benefit.
  • Foster collaboration with academic organizations in Thailand, both the public private organizations, or internationally through research for the dissertation.
  • Work in line with the vision of the University to develop the University's excellence in research.
  • Plan 1.1: Dissertation (48 Credits)
  • Plan 1.2: Dissertation (72 Credits)
Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Computational Science
(Plan 1.1 and 2.1: 41,600 Baht per semester; 249,600 Baht per programme) 
(Plan 1.2 and 2.2: 37,440 Baht per semester; 374,400 Baht per programme)

The Ph.D. programme in Computational Science is designed to produce graduates who are experts in research on computational science, a field consisting of the knowledge in science, applied mathematics, and computers, including other related fields, by using mathematical modeling or high performance computation to ascertain understanding which leads to optimum conditions and the prediction of results.
Objectives:
After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Integrate science, technology and computing techniques in scientific research.
  • Develop research in the computational way by oneself.
  • Plan 1.1: Dissertation (48 Credits)
  • Plan 1.2: Dissertation (72 Credits)
  • Plan 2.1: Coursework (12 Credits)/ Dissertation (36 Credits)
  • Plan 2.2: Coursework (24 Credits)/ Dissertation (48 Credits)
Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Materials Science
(Plan 1.1 and 2.1: 41,600 Baht per semester; 249,600 Baht per programme) 
(Plan 1.2 and 2.2: 46,800 Baht per semester; 468,000 Baht per programme)

Materials science involves the study of the natural behavior of materials in order to understand the relationship between their structures at different levels and physical properties. The underlying foundation of materials science is the application of knowledge in the fundamental science areas such as physics, chemistry and biology, to explain behaviors of materials which lead to different applications. Our Ph.D. training programme is a research-based programme in a specialized field of materials. Under completion of their degree, students must be able to conduct independent research to seek knowledge and publish their new findings at the international level.
Objectives:
After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Develop to become a scientist with a fundamental understanding of materials science with strong initiative and the ability to seek knowledge for research which contributes to new knowledge.
  • Create a systematic plan for conducting research on their own and are able to make quality research, which can lead to the creation of new innovations that bring benefits to the economy and society.
  • Plan 1.1: Dissertation (48 Credits)
  • Plan 1.2: Dissertation (72 Credits)
Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Natural Resources and Environmental Management (International Programme)
(92,000 Baht per semester for 5 semesters and 90,000 Baht for 1 semester; 550,000 Baht per programme)
The Ph.D. Programme in Natural Resources and Environmental Management is designed to develop human resources with good interdisciplinary knowledge and innovative research methodologies. Using English as the medium of instruction, it aims to facilitate original research contributions, which devise effective and relevant approaches to solving problems in natural resources and environmental management (NREM) in the Greater Mekong Sub region (GMS), including Thailand and neighboring countries with similar environments. This is being done with a view to meeting the goals of sustainable development for the Sub-region. The dissertation committee will include at least one external co-advisor from a reputable university in Asia or beyond, and the research outputs should be published in international, refereed journals. The research activities for doctoral students will focus particularly on problem solving of natural resources and environmental issues, frequently involving local communities through their participation, including natural resource conservation and environmental protection across the region. Through solving real-world problems, it is expected that the research will lead, for example, to the development of innovative environmental risk assessment methods, new concepts and ideas for eco-friendly industrial production, to create more rational and effective environmental protection and natural resource use policies. The research activity will involve cooperation with various national, regional, and international organizations.
Objectives:
After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Devise rational and impartial problem-solving procedures that can improve the management of natural resources and the environment especially at the regional level.
  • Translate theoretical knowledge into practical solutions that can be implemented and, which are relevant to the policies and issues under the investigation.
  • Synthesize an interdisciplinary procedure and process for natural resources and environmental management.
  • Follow ethical and sustainable development principles and work for the benefits of their own and the other countries in the GMS.
Total credits required: 48
  • Plan 1: Dissertation (48 Credits)
  • Plan 2: Coursework (12 Credits)/ Dissertation (36 Credits)
 School of Information Technology
Master's Programmes
Master of Engineering Programme in Computer Engineering
(Plan A1: 45, 500 Baht per semester; 182,000 Baht per programme)
(Plan A2: 52,000 Baht per semester; 208,000 Baht per programme)

With an approach to social and economic development of Thailand and countries around the world, this programme focuses on applying knowledge along with technology as the basis for development to support the change from an information society to a knowledge society, focusing on the information and communication technologies as a key factor. Computer and digital technology has become the foundation needed for equipment and technology in the social and economic development of countries around the world. In Thailand, the current policy of reforming the public sector, industrial enterprises and other businesses is based on digital technology and computers. Institutions are required to produce high-level computer engineers. The aim of the School of Information Technology is to produce computer engineers skilled in terms of research, analysis and problem solving in technical terms, including computer engineering and digital technologies as a response to the changes of nation, industrial enterprises and other businesses based on digital technology and computers.
Objectives:
After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have acquired academic knowledge in Computer Engineering.
  • Have improved initiative, creative, enthusiastic and independent learning skills.
  • Produce creative engineering works to be a technology industry leader.
  • Have interpersonal relations and be able to work with others effectively.
  • Have morals, ethics and professional ethics, have responsibility towards the community, society and country.
Total credits required: 36
  • Coursework (24 Credits)/Thesis (12 Credits)
Master of Science Programme in Information Technology
(Plan A1:  25,000 Baht per semester; 100,000 Baht per programme)
(Plan A2 and B: 40,000 Baht per semester; 160,000 per programme)

The Master of Science Programme in Information Technology is designed to provide an intensive education in the management of information technology. It coordinates with the theoretical foundations of information technology, the applied practice, and the use of knowledge to solve practical problems. These can be achieved through formal lectures in multimedia projection systems, modern laboratories, and joint projects with industry. The aim is to produce effective professionals, information technologists, who will be serving the rapid growth of the IT industry in Thailand, and to support the cooperation in the information technology among ASEAN countries.
Objectives:
After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • Have a quality standard of knowledge and skills in information technology.
  • Have theoretical and practical knowledge in information systems in order to meet both public and private needs.
  • Have the ability to analyses, design and develop an information system by using modern technologies such as database technology, networking technology and website technology.
  • Have the ability to study and / or conduct research in information technology.
  • Have good communication skills in English language and have leadership skills.
  • Have an appreciation of ethical values and social responsibility.
Total credits required: 36
  • Plan A1: Thesis (36 Credits)
  • Plan A2: Coursework (24 Credits)/Thesis (12 Credits)
  • Plan B: Coursework (30 Credits)/ Independent Study (6 Credits)
Doctoral Programme
Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Computer Engineering
(Plan 1.1  and Plan 2.1: 45,000 Baht per semester; 270,000 Baht per programme) 
(Plan 2.2: 45,000 Baht per semester; 450,000 Baht per programme)

This program intends to deliver doctoral level researchers, lecturers and engineers in the computer engineering field, to support the rapid changes in technology which is significantly affecting economic, social and environmental development. The graduates will have abilities in the research and development of new technologies or solutions to solve national and ASEAN engineering problems with appropriate ethics. The program also cultivates student to have a sense of lifelong learning and technology follow-up especially in their related fields. In addition, the graduates will have skill in teaching, transferring and servicing appropriate academic contents to support sustainable development for the whole
country.
Objectives:
After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  • have knowledge and ability in computer engineering research and development
  • Develop core value components in innovations and intellectual properties
  • Create academic collaborations with foreign universities to research novel knowledge or develop applied applications.
  • Efficiently transfer knowledge and technologies
Total credits required 48
  • Plan 1.1: Dissertation (48 Credits)
  • Plan 2.1: Coursework (12 Credits)/ Dissertation (36 Credits
School of Liberal Art
   
Master's Programmes
Master of Arts Programme in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language

(39,000 Baht per semester; 156,000 Baht per programme)
This programme aims at producing graduates with excellence and expertise in teaching Chinese as a foreign language, the ability to appropriately apply academic theories to Chinese teaching and an advanced level of Chinese listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  •     Possess expertise in teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
  •     Apply the acquired knowledge to effectively improve Chinese language teaching and organize Chinese language.
  •     Work and live in society morally and ethically.

Total credits required: 36

    Plan A: Coursework (24 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)
    Plan B: Coursework (30 Credits)/ Independent Study (6 Credits)

Master of Arts Programme in Chinese – Thai Translation and Interpretation

(Dual Mae Fah Luang University, Beijing Foreign Studies University Programme)
(1 Semester at MFU: 130,000 Baht, 4 Semesters at Beijing Foreign Studies University: 259,600 Baht; 389,600 Baht per programme)
This programme aims to produce graduates who are knowledgeable and skilled in Chinese-Thai translation and interpretation, as well as in applying translation and interpretation theories to occupational pursuits.
Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
  •     Be professional translators and interpreters with theoretical and practical expertise, skills in translating diplomatic documents, commercial documents and literary work, and the ability to interpret in conferences and negotiations.
  •     Be scholars or instructors of translation and interpretation, with the ability to apply relevant theoretical and practical knowledge to conduct research in their own fields.
  •     Abide by professional ethics and integrity and to contribute their abilities to the society.

Total credits required: 36

    Plan A: Coursework (24 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)
    Plan B: Coursework (31 Credits)/ Independent Study (5 Credits)

Master of Public Administration Programme

(35,750 Baht per semester; 143,000 Baht per programme)
This programme aims at producing graduates who possess a well-rounded knowledge of the principles and theories of public administration and other related disciplines, internationally recognized administrative concepts, and the ability to effect a harmonious, righteous and professionally ethical combination of the public sector's and the private sector's practices and methods.
Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:

    Possess the potential in public administration, be able to use internationally accepted concepts and be able to analytically apply universally accepted public administration theories to solve local and national problems effectively.
    Exhibit academic and vocational scholarship in the field of public administration.
    Conduct modern administration and strategic management, both in the public and private sectors.
    Be skilled in conducting research and applying research outcomes to develop the country.
    Abide by professional ethics and integrity, and to put the acquired knowledge into practice.

*This course is taught mainly in the Thai Language. Not recommended for students with less than a fluent ability in both written and spoken Thai language.
Total credits required: 45

    Plan B: Coursework (39 Credits)/ Independent Study (6 Credits)

Master of Arts Programme in English for Professional Development (International Programme)

(55,000 Baht per semester; 220,000 Baht per programme)
The ultimate goal of the English for Professional Development Programme is to produce scholars with advanced knowledge and skills in English for international communication, a research mind and strong leadership.  We also look forward to creating prospective graduates who are not only well-rounded in current global situations but also able to make adjustments in response to changes. These valuable human resources attributes are needed to propel their local communities, countries, and regions for optimal mutual benefits.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:

    Provide individuals in the English language teaching profession at elementary and higher levels with profound knowledge and understanding of the social, economic, and cultural aspects of English language in the information age, so that international collaborations and professional ethics could be promoted.
    Have advanced communication skills and the capability to administer and manage within the international education system or English language school system in response to the needs of the local and wider communities.
    Apply their knowledge in developing research projects in areas such as teaching and learning English or management in different levels of education.
    Prepare individuals in the northern region to develop English language skills for participation in ASEAN in which English is the main medium of communication.

Total credits required: 36

    Plan A: Coursework (24 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)
    Plan B: Coursework (30 Credits)/ Independent Study (6 Credits)

Doctoral Programme
Doctor of Philosophy Programme in English for Professional Development (International Programme)

(90,000 Baht per semester; 540,000 Baht per programme)
The ultimate goal of the English for Professional Development Programme is to produce scholars with advanced knowledge and skills in English for international communication, a research mind and strong leadership.  We also look forward to creating prospective graduates who are not only well-rounded in current global situations but also able to make adjustments in response to changes. These valuable human resources attributes are needed to propel their local communities, countries, and regions for optimal mutual benefits.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:

    Provide English language teaching professionals working at elementary or higher levels with advanced  knowledge in English language skills for their profession, skills in teaching English as a foreign language at the international standard, and a foundation for the understanding of social, economic, and cultural aspects of English language so that international collaborations and professional ethics can be promoted.
    Be equipped with a high level of managerial skills in administering educational organizations or an international curriculum and programme at an elementary level or higher. Apart from developing advanced skills in English, participants who are educational business owners, entrepreneurs in an international education system, or English language schools will be able to manage their organizations in response to the needs of local community, society, and country.
    Develop research projects that contribute to their professional development and innovative ideas in English language teaching and learning, and to develop English language skills for advanced communication at all levels, namely, regional, national, and international.
    Prepare individuals for participation in the ASEAN Community, in which English is the main medium of communication.

Total credits required: 63
Coursework (27 Credits)/ Dissertation (36 Credits)

Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Social Sciences

(117,000 Baht per semester; 702,000 Baht per programme)
The principal aim of this doctoral programme in social sciences is to develop academic and vocational scholars excelling in multidisciplinary social sciences, including social sciences principles, concepts and theories, an awareness of the effects of globalization on various social dimensions, ability to conduct research in social sciences and related disciplines in response to the nation's needs, ability to perform duties in both the public and private sectors, as well as willingness to make ethical, moral and sacrificial contribution to the society.

Objectives:

After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:


    Develop knowledge and ability to apply and adapt social science principles, concepts and theories to the working and solution of problems in keeping with an organization’s internal and external contexts.
    Be knowBe knowledgeable in social science theories, trends in globalization and conditions that affect the various dimensions of society
    After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
        Develop knowledge and ability to apply and adapt social science principles, concepts and theories to the working and solution of problems in keeping with an organization’s internal and external contexts.
        Be knowledgeable in social science theories, trends in globalization and conditions that affect the various dimensions of society.
        Provide academic services in the form of instruction and research, as well as to conduct pro-developmental and pro-organizational research.
        Be skilled in social science research and the application of research strategies and methodology, which have been acquired through instruction and dissertation writing, to operational and organizational development.
        Contribute to society in ethical, moral and sacrificial manners.
    *This course is taught mainly in the Thai Language. Not recommended for students with less than a fluent ability in both written and spoken Thai language.
    Total credits required: 60
    Coursework (24 Credits)/ Dissertation (36 Credits)
     
    School of Agro-Industry
   
Master's Programmes
Master of Science Programme in Food Technology
 
  (45,500 Baht per semester; 182,000 Baht per programme)
    This programme is aimed at creating graduates with intensive comprehension specifically in food technology and who are talented in developing specific research in food science and technology to advocate food safety aspects within the whole food chain with for the food industry of the country. It also focuses on not only providing the graduates with excellence in academic terms but also with professional ethics and morality.
   
Objectives:

    After completing the programme, graduates will be able to:
        Perform research in order to develop the food technologies for both public and private sectors with a potential of academic leadership
        Investigate research in food technology aspects which will strengthen the Thai food industry for increased sustainability
        Have the talent to expand the technology in regards to its significance and appropriateness to provide utmost benefit
        Have the knowledge to administer and manage with courageous judgment and the capability to work with others effectively with morals and professional ethics
    Total credits required: 36
        Plan A1: Thesis (36 Credits)
        Plan A2: Coursework (24 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)
     
    Master of Science Programme in Technology Management of Agricultural Produce
    (Plan A1: 45,500 Baht per semester; 182,000 Baht per programme)
    (Plan A2: 58,500 Baht per semester; 234,000 Baht per programme)

    This programme provides students with knowledge in the technology management of agricultural produce