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สาขาวิชาภาษาและการสื่อสาร (หลักสูตรนานาชาติ)

The era of globalization entails cross-cultural and transnational communication. As language is a major means of communication, knowledge and skills in language and communication are essential for all professionals. Such knowledge and skills will enable people from all walks of life to excel in their professional and personal endeavors. Being aware of the importance of such knowledge and skills, the Graduate School of language and Communication has developed a Master’s Degree Program in Language and Communication. This program is unique in that it equips students with both theoretical and practical knowledge in language and communication. Graduates of this program will be thoroughly trained for advanced studies.

  1. To produce graduates who are competent in the field of language and communication, who are able to apply the knowledge gained to their careers.
  2. To produce graduates who commit to lifelong learning and are willing to experiment with new ideas and practices.
  3. To produce graduates who have an academic attitude and skills necessary for their careers or further study in the field of language and communication.
  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’ s degree from an academic institution accredited by the Commission on Higher Education.
  • Regular Program applicants are required to study full-time.
  • Special Program applicants must have at least 2 year’s work experience.
  • Regular Program applicants are required to take a written English examination. Those who successfully pass the written examination will also be interviewed in English.
  • Special Program applicants are required to be interviewed in English.

N.B. Non-Thai applicants who have residence outside Thailand may be waived of an oral interview. Consideration for this group of applicants will be based on documents provided.

Graduate of this program will find employment in a number of professions such as:

  • Teachers or lecturers in the field of language and/or communication;
  • Researchers and academics;
  • Media practitioners
  • Communication officers e.g. corporate communication directors or liaison directors

MA in Language and Communication (Regular Program) mainly includes:

1st semester 31,920 Baht
2nd semester 25,320 Baht
3rd semester (Summer) 11,020 Baht
4th semester 13,320 Baht
Total 87,080 Baht

MA in Language and Communication (Weekend program) mainly includes:

1st semester 57,320 Baht
2rd semester 55,320 Baht
3rd semester 26,020 Baht
4th semester 31,320 Baht
Total 172,480 Baht

  1. Be cognizant of and follow professional disciplines and ethics in order to work with others
  2. Understand major theories in Language and Communication well enough to explicate discourses in various social and cultural aspects.
  3. Apply such theories to develop research in Language and Communication
  4. Analyze and criticize problematic issues in the realistic contexts and able to provide constructive suggestions to solve those problem relating to language and communication
  5. Be equipped with potentialities to study in further education

โครงสร้างหลักสูตร

Students are required to complete a minimum of 36 credits to earn an M.A. in Language and Communication. The credit breakdown is as follows: pre-foundation courses (non-credits), foundation courses (9 credits), core courses (9 credits), seminar course (3 credits), elective courses (3 credits), and thesis (12 credits).

  1. Pre-foundation Courses (non-credits)
  2. Foundation Courses (9 credits)
  3. Core Courses (9 credits)
  4. Seminar Courses (3 credits)
  5. Elective Courses (3 credits)
  6. Thesis (12 credits)

Total 36 credits

Students are required to complete a minimum of 36 credits to earn an M.A. in Language and Communication. The credit breakdown is as follows: pre-foundation courses (non-credits), foundation courses (9 credits), core courses (9 credits), seminar course (3 credits), elective courses (12 credits), and independent study (3 credits). In addition, students are required to take a comprehensive examination.

  1. Pre-foundation Courses (non-credits)
  2. Foundation Courses (9 credits)
  3. Core Courses (9 credits)
  4. Seminar Courses (3 credits)
  5. Elective Courses (12 credits)
  6. Independent Study (3 credits)
  7. Comprehensive Examination

Total 36 credits

รายวิชา

Pre-foundation Courses 6 credits (non-credits)

  • ND 4000 Foundation for Graduate Studies
  • LAC 4000 Introduction to Concepts and Theories in Social Science

Foundation Courses 9 credits

  • LAC 5000 Perspectives on Language
  • LAC 5001 Perspectives on Communication
  • LAC 5002 Research Methodology

Core Courses 9 credits

  • LAC 6000 Academic and Research Writing
  • LAC 6001 Discourse Analysis and Applications
  • LAC 6002 Intercultural Communication

Seminar Course 3 credits

  • LAC 8000 Seminar in Language and Communication Research

Elective Course 3 credits (The offering/opening of elective is dependent upon the determination of GSLC)

  • LAC 7101 Ethnographic Approaches to Qualitative Research
  • LAC 7102 World Englishes
  • LAC 7103 Sociolinguistics
  • LAC 7104 Language, Identity, and Ideology
  • LAC 7201 Organizational Communication
  • LAC 7202 Gender, Sexuality and Communication
  • LAC 7203 Health Communication
  • LAC 7204 Business Communication
  • LAC 7205 Introduction to Media Studies

Thesis 12 credits

  • LAC 9004 Thesis

Pre-foundation Courses 6 credits (non-credits)

  • ND 4000 Foundation for Graduate Studies
  • LAC 4000 Introduction to Concepts and Theories in Social Science

Foundation Courses 9 credits

  • LAC 5000 Perspectives on Language
  • LAC 5001 Perspectives on Communication
  • LAC 5002 Research Methodology

Core Courses 9 credits

  • LAC 6000 Academic and Research Writing
  • LAC 6001 Discourse Analysis and Applications
  • LAC 6002 Intercultural Communication

Seminar Course 3 credits

  • LAC 8000 Seminar in Language and Communication Research

Elective Course 12 credits (The offering/opening of elective is dependent upon the determination of GSLC)

  • LAC 7101 Ethnographic Approaches to Qualitative Research
  • LAC 7102 World Englishes
  • LAC 7103 Sociolinguistics
  • LAC 7104 Language, Identity, and Ideology
  • LAC 7201 Organizational Communication
  • LAC 7202 Gender, Sexuality and Communication
  • LAC 7203 Health Communication
  • LAC 7204 Business Communication
  • LAC 7205 Introduction to Media Studies

Independent study 3 credits

  • LAC 9000 Independent Study

Comprehensive Examination


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