Basic Information

Degree Awarded: B.A. (Thai Studies)
Inauguration: 2016
Academic Major: Interdisciplinary Area Studies with thematic courses on society, culture, language, history, geography, economic development, and politics of Thailand and her relations with Southeast Asia and the world.
Academic Minor: Chinese Studies, Indian Studies, and other extra-Thai Studies areas offered by international programs at Thammasat University, including courses transferred from overseas partner institutions by approval of the degree committee of PBIC.
Total Credits: 129 credits
Duration: 4 years

With following options:

Double Degree Option: 2 years at PBIC Thammasat University, and 2 years at SOAS, University of London (in London, UK)

Option of taking a semester or a year abroad at a partner university or on student exchange under Thammasat University agreements

Course arrangement: Two semesters (with a summer as an option.). Each semester lasts 15 weeks; each course is worth 3 credits (Thai UC) and consists of 3 hours teaching per week.
Annual intake: 25 students

Admission Requirements:

  1. Applicants must have completed or expected to complete a secondary school, Mathayom 6 or an equivalent (GED / (IGCSE / GCSE / GCE)* / AP / IB / A-Level

* See more details in Thammasat Announcement of PBIC Admission 2019.

  1. Submit ONE of the following test results obtained no more than 2 years prior to the application deadline.
  • IELTS (Academic) 6.0
  • TOEFL (iBT) 61
  • TU-GET 500
  • New SAT (Reading and Writing) – 350 or Total SAT – 1100
  1. Specific requirements for each round of admissions 62 apply

Thai Studies Program: Course Description